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Kacew, Romain

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1980 AD

French (Lithuanian-born) author and diplomat


French consul-general in Los Angeles 1956-1960


wrote novels "The Roots of Heaven" 1956 (under pseudonym Romain Gary


also "Les Racines du ciel"


Prix Goncourt 1956), "La Vie devant soi" 1975 (under pseudonym Emile Ajar


translated into English as "Momo"


Prix Goncourt 1975), autobiography "Promise at Dawn" 1960 (also "La Promesse de l'aube")




husband of Jean Seberg 1963 (divorced 1970)