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From the Heart of the Country by  J.M Coetzee - First edition - 1977 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00004741)

From the Heart of the Country

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From the Heart of the Country

by Coetzee, J.M

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers [1977], 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [4], 138, [2] pp. Quarter brown cloth over orange paper boards with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. A nice copy of the author's second novel. Traces of foxing to textblock, bump to bottom boards; jacket shows a few traces of edge wear.

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
Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
00004741
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 edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row, Publishers [1977]
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977

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