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Lagnado Wins Sami Rohr Prize

Lagnado Wins Sami Rohr Prize

Lucette Lagnado won the 2008 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. The Jewish Book Council announced the news this week. Lagnado is a former editor of the Forward and is now a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She won the $100,000 prize for her memoir, “The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: My Family’s Exodus From Old Cairo to the New World” (2007).

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