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Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88

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NEWYORK (Reuters) – Author Toni Morrison, who won Nobel and Pulitzer prizes for books documenting the African-American experience, has died at age 88.

Paul Bogaards, a spokesman for the publishing company Alfred A. Knopf, announced the death but did not provide an immediate cause.

Morrison’s novels included “The Bluest Eye,” “Beloved,” and its sequel, “Jazz.”

(Writing by Nick Zieminski in New York; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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