FRIEDMAN, BRUCE JAY
- FRIEDMAN, BRUCE JAY (1930– ), U.S. novelist and playwright. Friedman was regarded as one of the leaders of the school of "black humor." He was a frequent contributor to Esquire, the Saturday Evening Post, and the New York Times Book Review. His fiction includes Stern (1962), Far from the City of Class (1963), A Mother's Kisses (1964), Black Angels (1966), and A Father's Kisses (1996). The last edition of The Collected Short Fiction of Bruce Jay Friedman was published in 2000. His first play, the notable comedy Scuba Duba (1967), had a long run in New York. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: M. Schulz, Bruce Jay Friedman (1974).
Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.
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