Toni Morrison, ‘Beloved’ author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88


Tony Morrison the first black woman to
receive the Nobel Prize in Literature has died at the age of 88 her family
confirmed the author had died on a Tuesday of following a short illness she
won the Nobel Prize for Literature in a 1993 after six novels she was nearly 40
when her first novel of beloved was published the book was also made into a
film starring Oprah Winfrey in 1998 in 2012 former US President Barack Obama
awarded her a Presidential Medal of Freedom

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