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VIDEO: Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison dies aged 88

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a giant of modern American literature who sought to dramatise the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at the age of 88. Her publisher Alfred A Knopf announced that Morrison died on Monday night at Montefiore Medical Centre in New York. Morrison's family issued a statement through Knopf, saying she had died after a brief illness.

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