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Yasunari Kawabata

Japanese author
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kawabata.

Yasunari Kawabata

Yasunari Kawabata[1] (14 June 1899–16 April 1972) was a Japanese writer. He was the winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature.[2] He was the first Japanese author to receive the award.

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  1. Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, Kawabata Yasunari)
  2. NobelPrize.org, "Yasunari Kawabata"; retrieved 2012-9-17.