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Disgrace

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifty-two-year-old David Lurie, having lost his job and the respect of his friends and ex-wife after an affair with one of his students, retreats to his daughter's isolated small holding in South Africa where he attempts to relate to her and a society with new racial complexities.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0099289520 9780099289524
OCLC Number: 58387896
Notes: Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 1999.
Awards: Winner of the Booker Prize.
Description: 220 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.

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