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Nina Bawden
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Born: January 1, 1925

Died: August 22, 2012 (aged 87)

Nationality: United Kingdom

Occupation: writer,children's writer,novelist

Bio: Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP (19 January 1925 – 22 August 2012) was an English novelist and children's writer. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010. She is one of very few who have both served as a Booker judge and made a Booker shortlist as an author. She was a recipient of the Golden PEN Award.

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