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S African Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize for 'The Promise'

Nov. 03, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — South African writer Damon Galgut won the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction on Wednesday with “The Promise,” a novel about one white family’s reckoning with South Africa’s racist history. Galgut had been British bookmakers’ runaway favorite to...