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From the Heart of the Country

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From the Heart of the Country

by J. M. Coetzee

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
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New York: Harper & Row, 1977. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First U.S. Edition, stated. Full number line. Flat-signed by author on half title page, no inscription. Boards clean and solid, crisp edges and corners. Just a touch of shelf wear at spine ends. Gilt lettering bright & clean. Binding tight. Page edges clean and white; virtually no signs of aging. Contents unmarked an d clean. DJ not clipped ($7.95) clean and bright, whole; edges gently rubbed with a few tiny closed tears. Spine with a few tiny abrasions ad middle, on author's name. Still quite legible. Very attractive copy..

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
Small World Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
073924
Title
From the Heart of the Country
Author
J. M. Coetzee
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
006010841X
ISBN 13
9780060108410
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1977
Keywords
FRONT GLASS
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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