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Toni Morrison, award-winning writer. 
Courtesy, Toni Morrison
Source,  www.princeton.edu/pr/home/00/1214-morrison/hmcap.html,
image acquired, Jan.2003

 

 

Novelist and Princeton University Humanities Professor Toni Morrison has been honored with many awards, including a 2000 National Endowment for the Humanities medal, the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for her novel, Beloved, and a 1993 Noble Prize in Literature. She was the first African American winner and the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1938. Morrison has made a significant contribution to American cultural life and is considered to be one of the U.S.ís most renowned authors.

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