/kəˈsɪnski/ (say kuh'sinskee)

Jerzy Nikodem, 1933–91, US novelist and screenwriter, born in Poland; noted for the novel Being There (1970).

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  • KOSINSKI (J.) — KOSINSKI JERZY (1933 1991) Né à Lodz en Pologne, de formation scientifique, Kosinski s’installe en 1957 aux États Unis. C’est là qu’il publie en 1965 son premier roman, The Painted Bird (L’Oiseau bariolé , 1966), épopée d’un enfant juif dans les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kosinski — oder Kosiński ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Izidoro Kosiński CM (* 1932), Altbischof von Três Lagoas Jerzy Kosiński (1933–1991), US amerikanischer Schriftsteller polnisch jüdischer Herkunft Diese Seite ist eine B …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kosinski — may refer to:*Jerzy Kosiński, Polish born author *Michelle Kosinski, TV news correspondent …   Wikipedia

  • Kosinski — Kosinski, Jerzy …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kosinski —   [kə zɪnskɪ], Jerzy Nikodem, Pseudonym Joseph Novak, amerikanischer Schriftsteller polnischer Herkunft, * Lodz 14. 6. 1933, ✝ (Selbstmord) New York 3. 5. 1991; emigrierte 1957 in die USA, studierte an der Columbia University, war 1973 75… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kosinski — /keuh zin skee/, n. Jerzy /jerr zee, yezh ee/, 1933 91, U.S. novelist, born in Poland. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kosinski — Ko•sin•ski [[t]kəˈzɪn ski[/t]] n. big Jerzy, 1933–91, U.S. novelist, born in Poland …   From formal English to slang

  • Kosinski — /keuh zin skee/, n. Jerzy /jerr zee, yezh ee/, 1933 91, U.S. novelist, born in Poland …   Useful english dictionary

  • KOSINSKI, JERZY — (1933–1991), U.S. novelist. Born the son of Mieczyslaw and Elzbieta Lewinkopf in Lodz, Poland, Kosinski s early years were shaped under Hitler s regime. The only full biography (Jerzy Kosinski by James Park Sloan, 1996) reports that the Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kosiński Uprising — (1591–1593) is a name applied to two rebellions in Ukraine organised by Krzysztof Kosiński against the local Ruthenian nobility and magnates.In late 16th century the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth was experiencing a short period of internal… …   Wikipedia

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