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Nadine Gordimer - Bibliography

Writer, born in Springs, E South Africa. She has lived in Johannesburg since 1948, and taught in the USA during the early 1970s. In novels such as A Guest of Honour (1971, James Tait Black), The Conservationist (1974, Booker), Burger's Daughter (1979), and A Sport of Nature (1987), she adopts a liberal approach to problems of race and repression, both in her native country and in other African states. Later books include My Son's Story (1990), None to Accompany Me (1994), The House Gun (1998), The Pickup (2001), and Get a Life (2005). A collection of short stories, Loot, appeared in 2003. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991.

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