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Summertime (Large Print) (Platinum Readers Circle)

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Synopsis:

A young English biographer is researching a book about the late South African writer John Coetzee, focusing on Coetzee in his thirties, at a time when he was living in a rundown cottage in the Cape Town suburbs with his widowed father — a time, the biographer is convinced, when Coetzee was finding himself as a writer. Never having met the man, the biographer interviews five people who knew Coetzee well, including a married woman with whom he had an affair, his cousin Margot, and a Brazilian dancer whose daughter took English lessons with him. These accounts add up to an image of an awkward, reserved, and bookish young man who finds it hard to make meaningful connections with people.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602856813
Publisher:
Center Point Large Print
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Author:
Coetzee, J. M.
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Center Point
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Platinum Readers Circle
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
334
Dimensions:
8.68x6.56x1.08 in. 1.10 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

Summertime (Large Print) (Platinum Readers Circle)
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Product details 334 pages Center Point Large Print - English 9781602856813 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A young English biographer is researching a book about the late South African writer John Coetzee, focusing on Coetzee in his thirties, at a time when he was living in a rundown cottage in the Cape Town suburbs with his widowed father — a time, the biographer is convinced, when Coetzee was finding himself as a writer. Never having met the man, the biographer interviews five people who knew Coetzee well, including a married woman with whom he had an affair, his cousin Margot, and a Brazilian dancer whose daughter took English lessons with him. These accounts add up to an image of an awkward, reserved, and bookish young man who finds it hard to make meaningful connections with people.
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