Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing, 88, holds flowers on her doorstep after learning she had been awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing was born in Iran to British parents and raised in Zimbabwe, when it was still the British colony of Rhodesia.

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Doris Lessing, 88, holds flowers on her doorstep after learning she had been awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing was born in Iran to British parents and raised in Zimbabwe, when it was still the British colony of Rhodesia.

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