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Patrick Modiano
Modiano in Stockholm during the Swedish Academy's press conference, Dec 2014
BornJean Patrick Modiano
(1945-07-30) 30 July 1945 (age 76)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
OccupationNovelist
LanguageFrench
NationalityFrance
GenresNovels
Notable award(s)Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française (1972)
Prix Goncourt (1978)
Prix mondial Cino Del Duca (2010)
Austrian State Prize for European Literature (2012)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2014)
Spouse(s)Dominique Zehrfuss
ChildrenZina Modiano
Marie Modiano
This person won a Nobel Prize

Jean Patrick Modiano (French: [ʒɑ̃ patʁik mɔdjano]; born 30 July 1945), generally known as Patrick Modiano, is a French novelist. He won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is known for Rue des boutiques obscures.[1]

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