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From the Heart of the Country by J. M. Coetzee - First U.S. Edition - 1977 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 006497)

From the Heart of the Country

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From the Heart of the Country

by J. M. Coetzee

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
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New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First Printing, with complete number line. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, small closed tear bottom edge at spine fold. The 1st novel by this South African author, a 2 time winner of the Booker Award. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006497
Title
From the Heart of the Country
Author
J. M. Coetzee
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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