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Novelist Coetzee Wins Nobel

Neda Ulaby reports on J.M. Coetzee of South Africa, who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for literature Thursday. His stories tell of apartheid and those affected by the system of racial separation that brutalized South Africa's black majority. The prize includes a check for $1.3 million.

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Neda Ulaby
Neda Ulaby reports on arts, entertainment, and cultural trends for NPR's Arts Desk.