Toni Morrison

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Few writers achieve the unusual distinction of receiving commercial success along with the most distinguished acclaim and awards available in arts and letters: Nobel Prize for Literature; Pulitzer Prize in Fiction; National Book Award (nomination); American Book Award; National Book Critics Circle Award and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in the same year; appointment to the National Council on the Arts; election to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters; Condorcet Medal; member of the Schomburg Center Commission for the Preservation of Black Culture; National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters; National Endowment for the Humanities’ Jefferson Lecturer; …

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Jimoh, A Yemisi. "Toni Morrison". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 October 2002
[, accessed 10 October 2015.]

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