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From The Heart Of The Country

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From The Heart Of The Country

by Coetzee, J. M

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/very good
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Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Redding, California
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About This Item

New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Shadow from a sticker removal on front free end paper. Light rubbing to dust jacket edge extremities, a 1 inch closed tear to top rear panel at edge, jacket is price clipped and small light shadow of sticker removal from front flap. Even with noted condition, still appears to be a handsome copy. Pages clean and bright, text block straight and tight. Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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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Details

Bookseller
Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
56
Title
From The Heart Of The Country
Author
Coetzee, J. M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

Terms of Sale

Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

(If photos of a book I have for sale are not included in the listing, I will be happy to provide one for you.) Fine is our highest grade; all book dust jackets are in archival covers. All our books that are described as First Editions are also First Printings, unless indicated otherwise. All books are guaranteed to be as described. We issue a full refund, including shipping costs, for returns due to an unstated defect or other mistake on our part. Please ask any questions before placing your order. All books are subject to prior sale. Books are shipped within 48 hours of payment confirmation.

About the Seller

Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2005
Redding, California
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About Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

Joseph S. Serrano, a collector turned bookseller of Modern First Editions, Ephemera, and books of scarcity and rarity. A Internet/mail order bookstore located in San Francisco, California. Specialties are Modern First Editions in Literature and Mystery; Californiana including Zamorano 80 and San Francisco Ephemera; also Rare Books in all subjects of interest. Joseph Serrano's development as a Bibliophile/Bookman was described on the pages of the highly acclaimed book, "The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective,and a World of Literary Obsession" by Allison Hoover Bartlett, Riverhead 2009.

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...[more]

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