Isaac Bashevis Singer Quote


Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Variant: "I am a vegetarian for the sake of health — the health of the chicken!" - From: "Isaac Bashevis Singer: conversations" (University Press of Mississippi, 1992), p. 29 - ISBN: 9780878055890
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I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.  - Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Born: November 21, 1902

Died: July 24, 1991 (aged 88)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born, Jewish-American author. The Polish form of his birth name was Izaak Zynger and he used his mother's first name in an initial pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, which he later expanded to the form under which he is now known. He was a leading figure in the Yiddish literary movement and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He won two U.S.

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