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Diary of a bad year

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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At the center of the book is Senor C, an aging author who has been asked to write his thoughts on the state of the world by his German publisher. These thoughts, called "Strong Opinions," address a wide range of subjects and include a scathing indictment of George W. Bush, Dick Chaney, and Tony Blair, as well as a witheringly honest examination of everything from Machiavelli and the current state of the university  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 9780670018758 0670018759
OCLC Number: 152580989
Description: 231 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.
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At the center of the book is Senor C, an aging author who has been asked to write his thoughts on the state of the world by his German publisher. These thoughts, called "Strong Opinions," address a wide range of subjects and include a scathing indictment of George W. Bush, Dick Chaney, and Tony Blair, as well as a witheringly honest examination of everything from Machiavelli and the current state of the university to music, literature, and intelligent design, offering unexpected perceptions and insightful arguments along the way.

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