Disgrace J. M. Coetzee

Disgrace

Author: J. M. Coetzee
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Book Title
Disgrace
Author
J. M. Coetzee
ISBN
9780140296402
From the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. "Compulsively readable... A novel that not only works its spell but makes it impossible for us to lay it aside once we've finished reading it." --The New YorkerAt fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. Instead, an incident of unimaginable terror and violence forces father and daughter to confront their strained relationship and the equallity complicated racial complexities of the new South Africa. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: J. M. CoetzeePublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 11/01/2000ISBN: 9780140296402Pages: 220Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60dAward: ALA Notable Books - WinnerReview Citations: New York Times 11/05/2000 pg. 36New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 108Entertainment Weekly 01/05/2001 pg. 65Entertainment Weekly 04/06/2001 pg. 114Booksense '76 Reading Grp 04 05/01/2004 pg. 1Newsweek 03/10/2008 pg. 16
From the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018.

"Compulsively readable... A novel that not only works its spell but makes it impossible for us to lay it aside once we've finished reading it." --The New Yorker

At fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. Instead, an incident of unimaginable terror and violence forces father and daughter to confront their strained relationship and the equallity complicated racial complexities of the new South Africa.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: J. M. Coetzee
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 11/01/2000
ISBN: 9780140296402
Pages: 220
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Award: ALA Notable Books - Winner

Review Citations: New York Times 11/05/2000 pg. 36
New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 108
Entertainment Weekly 01/05/2001 pg. 65
Entertainment Weekly 04/06/2001 pg. 114
Booksense '76 Reading Grp 04 05/01/2004 pg. 1
Newsweek 03/10/2008 pg. 16
From the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018.

"Compulsively readable... A novel that not only works its spell but makes it impossible for us to lay it aside once we've finished reading it." --The New Yorker

At fifty-two, Professor David Lurie is divorced, filled with desire, but lacking in passion. When an affair with a student leaves him jobless, shunned by friends, and ridiculed by his ex-wife, he retreats to his daughter Lucy's smallholding. David's visit becomes an extended stay as he attempts to find meaning in his one remaining relationship. Instead, an incident of unimaginable terror and violence forces father and daughter to confront their strained relationship and the equallity complicated racial complexities of the new South Africa.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: J. M. Coetzee
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 11/01/2000
ISBN: 9780140296402
Pages: 220
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Award: ALA Notable Books - Winner

Review Citations: New York Times 11/05/2000 pg. 36
New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 108
Entertainment Weekly 01/05/2001 pg. 65
Entertainment Weekly 04/06/2001 pg. 114
Booksense '76 Reading Grp 04 05/01/2004 pg. 1
Newsweek 03/10/2008 pg. 16