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Disgrace

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Lurie, midaldrende og 2 gange skilt bliver fyret fra sit arbejde som lærer efter at have haft en affære med en af sine elever. For at opretholde livet må han flytte ind hos sin datter, som lever i et lille, isoleret husmandssted
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0436204894 9780436204890
OCLC Number: 473268943
Awards: Winner of The Commonwealth Writers Prize 2000.
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1999.
Shortlisted for Best of the Booker 2008.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 2000.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Annual Literary Award 2000.
Description: 219 p. ; 22 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee

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