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Nadine Gordimer is known for several novels, including A World of Strangers, The Conservationist (1974), Burger’s Daughter (1979), and The House Gun (1998), as well as the acclaimed My Son’s Story (1990). She has published heavily in nonficion, especially contributing to South African scholarship with such books as Lifetimes Under Apartheid (1986; with David Goldblatt) and Living in Hope and History: Notes from Our Century (1999). Gordimer has also published essays and edited a study of the literature of her homeland.