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Late South African Writer Described as Woman of Principle

South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer has died in her Johannesburg home at the age of 90. Gordimer was an anti-apartheid activist whose writings helped to expose South Africa’s white-minority rule government to a global readership. Libby Meintjes is head of the School of Languages and Literature at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, describes Gordimer as a woman of principle. Meintjes said that as an early member of the African National Congress...

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