J. M. Coetzee

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John M. Coetzee

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John M. Coetzee
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2003

Born: 9 February 1940, Cape Town, South Africa

Residence at the time of the award: South Africa

Prize motivation: "who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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