Patrick Modiano

A.I. Morris

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Patrick Modiano is a French novelist born 30 July 1945 in Boulogne-Billancourt of a father of Jewish Italian origins and a Belgian mother, Louisa Colpijn (actress). He is a winner of the Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1972, the Prix Goncourt in 1978 for his novel Rue des boutiques obscures. Modiano was honored with the prestigious 2010 Prix mondial Cino Del Duca by the Institut de France for his lifetime achievement.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAmsterdam and Atlanta
Number of pages129
Publication statusPublished - 2000


  • french literature
  • novels


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