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From the Heart of the Country by  J.M COETZEE - First American Edition - 1977 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books (SKU: 18109)

From the Heart of the Country

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From the Heart of the Country

by COETZEE, J.M

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New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First American Edition. Hardcover. First Printing. Octavo; 3/4 red-orange paper over boards, quarterbound in brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 139pp. Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dustjacket, with some pinpoint rubbing at the extremities. The Booker Prize-winning author's second novel.

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
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
18109
Title
From the Heart of the Country
Author
COETZEE, J.M
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction;

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Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books on American Social History, with an emphasis on radical and utopian movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are available in our showroom by appointment, at shows, and on-line through various booksellers' sites or at our website www.lornebair.com.

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Cloth
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