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2009-06-04 12:41:50

U.S. author Marilynne Robinson was presented with the Orange Prize for Fiction for her third novel, Home, during a ceremony at London's Royal Festival Hall. A previous winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her 2004 book Gilead, Robinson Wednesday beat five other female fiction writers from around the world for the Orange honor, which included a $48,000 cash prize, the BBC said. Fi Glover, chair of judges, described Home as a kind, wise, enriching novel that was exquisitely crafted. We were...

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