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CAIRO IN the late 19th century

Author of memoir recalling family’s Egyptian-Jewish past dies at 63

Lucette Matalon Lagnado, a Wall Street Journal reporter whose 2007 memoir of her Egyptian-Jewish family won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jew­ish Literature, was 63.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
12/07/2019
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