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Full Name: Chaim Potok
Biography:
(1929-2002) Novelist. Chaim Potok was born in the Bronx, New York to Jewish immigrant parents. His writing dealt mainly with Jewish issues. Chaim Potok died in 2002.
Author's Timeline:
1967 (Unknown) County
The Chosen
Novel. Potok's most famous work, "The Chosen" was made into a film. 
2002 (Unknown) County
Potok died of brain cancer at his home in Merion, Pennsylvania in 2002. 
1929 Bronx County
Herman Harold Potok was born in the Bronx, New York in 1929. He later adopted Chaim as his professional name. 
1950 New York County
Potok received a B. A. degree from Yeshiva University, an Orthodox college in Manhattan, New York in 1950. 
1969 (Unknown) County
The Promise
Novel. Sequel to "The Chosen." 
1972 (Unknown) County
My Name is Asher Lev
Novel. 
1978 (Unknown) County
Wanderings: Chaim Potok's Story of the Jews
Nonfiction. 
1981 (Unknown) County
The Book of Lights
Novel. 
1985 (Unknown) County
Davita's Harp
Novel. 
1990 (Unknown) County
The Gift of Asher Lev
Novel. 
1992 (Unknown) County
I Am the Clay
Novel. 
2001 (Unknown) County
Old Men at Midnight
Three short novels. 
1996 (Unknown) County
The Gates of November
Nonfiction. 

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