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Boyhood, Scenes from Provincial Life

Coetzee, J.M.

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ISBN 10: 0436204487 / ISBN 13: 9780436204487
Editorial: Secker & Warburg, London, 1997
Usado Condición: Near Fine Hardcover
Librería: The Chatham Bookseller (Madison, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)

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166 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Fine condition but for a small dark streak on rear board that is barely noticeable. Corners square. Interior is clean and bright throughout with no markings. Jacket is near fine with only some rubbing at the top edges, but no tears or fraying. Revisiting the South Africa of now 65 years ago, Coetzeewrites about his childhood and his interior life. Size: Octavo. N° de ref. de la librería 025403

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Título: Boyhood, Scenes from Provincial Life

Editorial: Secker & Warburg, London

Año de publicación: 1997

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition.

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The critically acclaimed author of In the Heart of the Country tells his personal story of growing up under apartheid in South Africa with a father he cannot respect and a mother he both adores and despises. 12,500 first printing."

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Until writing this book, the author of Waiting for the Barbarians and other acclaimed novels has remained determinedly private about the personal experiences that sparked his writing. In Boyhood, describing his youth in the third person, J. M. Coetzee limns the halting struggle toward maturity of a sensitive, bookish boy contemptuous of his weak father who yearns--and fears--to loosen a powerful attachment to his mother. He evokes the narrowness and cruelty of South African society in the years following World War II with the same austere yet passionate prose that distinguishes his fiction.

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The Chatham Bookseller began in 1968, and, in 1970, opened a store at its present location in Madison, New Jersey. The store contains over 10,000 books and 80 subjects, and favors good used books and good literature over popular books and bestsellers. The store carries hardcover and paperbacks. Our Internet business began in 2001. The approximately 4,000 Internet books and pamphlets are kept on the premises, but cannot be viewed as a whole. However, we can show and sell individual titles upon request. If you can call ahead, it would be appreciated. Unless you have called ahead, we cannot show Internet books on Sundays. We appreciate all of our customers and try to serve them well and fulfill their special needs. The store hours are 9-5:30 Tuesday through Friday except 6:30 on Thursday, 10:00 to 5:00 on Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday. The business is owned and operated by Richard Chalfin and Kathy Rodgers

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