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A Sport of Nature

Nadine Gordimer

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ISBN 10: 0394548027 / ISBN 13: 9780394548029
Published by Knopf-Borzoi Books, New York, 1987
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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African writer Nadine Gordimer tells the story of a young woman who gets caught up in an Africa she barely recognizes. As a young girl she is taken on the road by her salesman father and stays with various relatives and when she rebels to the shock of her families who cast her adrift. All she has is her status of being a white South African. Book would be mint except for marker lines on top and bottom edge, probably a remainder mark. Priced jacket is VF +, and Priced at ($18.95). 4/87 on rear flap. Bookseller Inventory # 000644

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Title: A Sport of Nature

Publisher: Knopf-Borzoi Books, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Follows the story of Hillela, a white South African woman, from her self-absorbed adolescence in Johannesburg to her years as the wife of the black president of one of Africa's most progressive nations

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Nadine Gordimer is the author of eleven previous novels, as well as collections of stories and essays. She has received many awards, including the Booker Prize (for The Conservationist in 1974) and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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