Death of Nadine Gordimer

November 20, 1923 - July 14, 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa | Age 90

Nobel laureate, activist, dies at 90
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid's dehumanization of blacks, she was also a determined political activist in the struggle to end white minority rule in her country.

Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 for novels that explored the complex relationships and human cost of racial conflict in...

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