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Pierre Neyrac

NEYRAC, PIERRE, pen name of Naphtali Cohen (1898–1960), novelist. A fourth-generation Palestinian, Neyrac immigrated to France in 1927 and practiced as a physician. He expressed nostalgia for his homeland in three novels, L'indifférence perdue (1933), La mort de Frida (1934), and La jeunesse d'Elias (1956).

Sources: Encyclopaedia Judaica. © 2007 The Gale Group. All Rights Reserved.