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Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014)

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In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer, arrives for the South African premier of the movie "Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom" in Johannesburg. Gordimer died peacefully in her sleep aged 90.

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In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2008, South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, delivers a speech in Calcutta. Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposed laws she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland.

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