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Life And Times Of Michael K

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Life And Times Of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee
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In a South Africa torn by civil war, Michael K sets out to take his mother back to her rural home. On the way there she dies, leaving him alone in an anarchic world of brutal roving armies. Imprisoned, Michael is unable to bear confinement and escapes, determined to live with dignity. Life and Times of Michael K goes to the centre of human experience -- the need for an interior, spiritual life, for some connections to the world in which we live, and for purity of vision.

Author Biography

J.M. Coetzee's work includes Waiting for the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, Boyhood, Youth, Disgrace, Summertime and The Childhood of Jesus. He was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003.
Release date NZ
September 2nd, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
192
Dimensions
129x198x13
ISBN-13
9780099479154
Product ID
1659819

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