Noah Gordon Death – Noah Gordon, an American Novelist has passed away on Monday, 22, 2021. Gordon died at the age of 95. Noah was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in November 1926. Gordon had three children with his wife, Lorraine (née Seay). He had served in the US Army at the end of World War II. Mr. Gordon also worked at the Boston Herald newspaper and subsequently became editor-in-chief of Science magazine, although he switched to freelance journalism later as he continued to write science articles in addition to novels.
Noah’s novels are included medical history and medical ethics concepts, although, after a while, he started to focus more on themes relating to the Inquisition and Jewish cultural history. Gordon’s debut novel, The Rabbi, spent 26 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list in 1965. When publishing The Physician, the book was picked up by Random House – Germany, which promoted the book in Europe, where Gordon became very popular in Spain and Italy. His novel The Last Jew won the “Que Leer Prize” (Spain) and the “Boccaccio Literary Prize” (Italy).
In 1993, his novel Shaman won the first James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction. According to Boston Globe, the author’s reception internationally had been quite strong; however, Gordon was relatively unknown in the United States. Later on, The Rabbi was promoted in Europe, leading Mr. Gordon to become famous in Spain and Italy. Noted, his novel The Last Jew won Que Leer Prize and Boccaccio Literary Prize.
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