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William Styron; novelist plumbed dark recesses of history, the mind

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / November 2, 2006

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William Styron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the best-selling novels "Sophie's Choice" and "The Confessions of Nat Turner" and the memoir "Darkness Visible," died yesterday on Martha's Vineyard. He was 81. (Full article: 1389 words)

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