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Dusklands: Coetzee, J. M.

Dusklands

Coetzee, J. M.

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ISBN 10: 0140071148 / ISBN 13: 9780140071146
Published by Penguin Books, New York, 1985
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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1st American Edition softcover (published in US as a paperback original). SIGNED (inscribed) by author on a small plain bookplate decal on inside cover: "Dan M. with best wishes, J.M. Coetzee Nov. 1985". Author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 002054

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Title: Dusklands

Publisher: Penguin Books, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Two stories deal with an investigation into psychological warfare in Vietnam and an eighteenth century conflict between Dutch settlers in southern Africa and the native Hottentots

About the Author:

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 9, 1940, John Michael Coetzee studied first at Cape Town and later at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Ph.D. degree in literature. In 1972 he returned to South Africa and joined the faculty of the University of Cape Town. His works of fiction include Dusklands, Waiting for the Barbarians, which won South Africas highest literary honor, the Central News Agency Literary Award, and the Life and Times of Michael K., for which Coetzee was awarded his first Booker Prize in 1983. He has also published a memoir, Boyhood: Scenes From a Provincial Life, and several essays collections. He has won many other literary prizes including the Lannan Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize and The Irish Times International Fiction Prize. In 1999 he again won Britains prestigious Booker Prize for Disgrace, becoming the first author to win the award twice in its 31-year history. In 2003, Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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