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From the Heart of the Country  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing by  J. M Coetzee - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 15142)

From the Heart of the Country - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

From the Heart of the Country  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing by  J. M Coetzee - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 15142)

From the Heart of the Country - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Coetzee, J. M

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
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New York: Harper & Row. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1977. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 006010841X . A handsome first US edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee directly on the title page; Set on a remote farm in South Africa this is the story of Magda, the embittered and ignored spinster daughter who sees her callous father take an African mistress. She dreams of and executes a bloody revenge…or does she? What is the dividing line between fact and the workings of Magda's excited imagination? Nobel Prize Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee's second book and first novel. Published in Great Britain as In The Heart of the Country .

Synopsis

In the Heart of the Country (1977) is an English language novel by J. M. Coetzee which delves in the complex relationships that form between the colonizer and the colonized. It takes place on a desolate farm in South Africa told through the perspective of an intelligent yet meek European woman. She clashes with her father when he takes an African mistress, causing a rift that leads towards vengeance, violence and a muddling of her own relationship with the Africans. In the U.S.A.

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
15142
Title
From the Heart of the Country - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
Author
Coetzee, J. M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Nobel Laureate Laureates

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