Yasunari Kawabata

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In this Japanese name, the faimily name is Kawabata.
Nobel prize medal.svg Yasunari Kawabata
Yasunari Kawabata 1938.jpg
Kawabata at his home in Kamakura
Born11 Juin 1899(1899-06-11)
Osaka, Japan
Dee'd16 Apryle 1972(1972-04-16) (aged 72)
Zushi, Kanagawa, Japan
Genrenovels, short-stories
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur

Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, Kawabata Yasunari, 11 Juin 1899 – 16 Aprile 1972[2]) wis a Japanese novelist an short story writer whase spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose wirks wan him the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur in 1968, the first Japanese author tae receive the awaird. His wirks hae enjoyed broad internaitional appeal an are still widely read.

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  1. William T. Vollmann’s Favorite “Contemporary” Books. biblioklept.org (2011-09-24)
  2. "Yasunari Kawabata - Facts". Retrieved June 11, 2014.