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."
Prize share: 1/1
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
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