Fire Destroys Author Morrison’s Home
<i> Associated Press</i>
GRAND VIEW, N.Y. —
Fire destroyed author Toni Morrison’s country home Saturday, and two firefighters suffered minor injuries, authorities said.
About 120 firefighters from two towns responded when the old four-story Colonial house went up in flames, said Nyack Fire Department Chief Paul Wanamaker.
Morrison arrived later to survey the damage. Wanamaker said some of her manuscripts were destroyed, but he had no further details. Morrison won the Nobel prize for literature in 1993, and won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction for “Beloved.”
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