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Nadine Gordimer

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Born: 20 November 1923 Died: 13 July 2014

Country of origin: South Africa


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Description: Nadine Gordimer was a South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. She was recognized as a woman "who through her magnificent epic writing has – in the words of Alfred Nobel – been of very great benefit to humanity". Gordimer's writing dealt with moral and racial issues, particularly apartheid in South Africa. Under that regime, works such as Burger's Daughter and July's People were banned. She was active in the anti-apartheid movement, joining the African National Congress during the days when the organization was banned. She was also active in HIV/AIDS causes. ... (more)
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1. July's People (1982)
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1. Charlie Rose (1991)
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6.4
18 Watched
2. Efter Tio (2006)
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5
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2. Dilemma (1962)
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7
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