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Slow man

Author: J M Coetzee
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When photographer Paul Rayment loses his leg in a bicycle accident, his solitary life is irrevocably changed. Stubbornly refusing a prosthesis, Paul returns to his bachelor's apartment in Adelaide, uncomfortable with his new dependency on others. He is given to bouts of hopelessness as he looks back on his sixty years of life, but his spirits rise when he finds himself falling in love with Marijana, his practical,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Romance fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coetzee, J.M., 1940-
Slow man.
New York : Viking, ©2005
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Coetzee
ISBN: 0670034592 9780670034598 0099490625 9780099490623 0143037897 9780143037897 9780436206115 0436206110
OCLC Number: 61503222
Awards: Short-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007
Short-listed for Age Book of the Year: Fiction 2006
Description: 265 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: J.M. Coetzee.
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