Nadine Gordimer(1923-2014), Writer; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 2 portraits
South African writer and political activist. Gordimer, through her writing, considered the moral and racial issues arising from apartheid in her native country. In 1951 The New Yorker published her story A Watcher of the Dead, which began a long relationship with the publication. Her first novel The Lying Days (1953) and several later books were banned by the South African government including Burger's Daughter (1979). In 1991 she won the Nobel Prize for literature.
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