Category:Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison 
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American writer
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Date of birth18 February 1931
New York City
Chloe Ardelia Wofford
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Field of work
Notable work
  • A Mercy
  • Beloved
  • God Help the Child
  • Home
  • Jazz
  • Love
  • Paradise
  • Song of Solomon
  • Sula
  • Tar Baby
  • The Bluest Eye
Award received
  • Nobel Prize in Literature (1993, 6,700,000 Swedish krona)
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour
  • Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎
  • Norman Mailer Prize (2009)
  • National Humanities Medal (2000)
  • The Nichols-Chancellor's Medal
  • PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award
  • Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize (1977, Song of Solomon)
  • American Book Awards (1988, Beloved)
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (1988, Beloved)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1988, Beloved)
  • Helmerich Award (1988)
  • Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service (1989)
  • Jefferson Lecture (1996)
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction (2004, Love)
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom (2012)
  • Library of Congress Living Legend (April 2000)
  • Ohio Women's Hall of Fame
  • Langston Hughes Medal (1981)
  • New Jersey Hall of Fame
  • Honorary doctor of the Paris-Sorbonne University
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Oxford
  • Honorary doctor of the University of Geneva
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