Isaac B. Singer, writer
Nov. 21, 1904-1991
Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1994)
Singer spent his childhood in a Jewish ghetto in Poland. He escaped the Holocaust, became a writer and won the Nobel Prize in literature for his work.
Isaac Bashevis Singer is profiled at the Jewish-American Hall of Fame.