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Boyhood

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Published by Vintage in 1998. Paperback, used but in good condition. In Boyhood, J. M. Coetzee revisits the South Africa of half a century ago, to write about his childhood and interior life. Boyhood's young narrator grew up in a small country town. With a father he imitated but could not respect, and a mother he both adored and resented, he picked his way through a world that refused to explain its rules, but whose rules he knew he must obey. Steering between these contradictions, Boyhood evokes the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood with startling, haunting immediacy. Coetzee examines his young self with the dispassionate curiosity of an explorer rediscovering his own early footprints, and the account of his progress is bright, hard and simply compelling.

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Author(s):
J.M. Coetzee
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 13 cms (7.75 x 5 ins)
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099268272
ISBN-13:
9780099268277
Number of pages:
156
Publisher:
Vintage
Title:
Boyhood

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Published by Vintage in 1998. Paperback, used but in good condition. In Boyhood, J. M. Coetzee revisits the South Africa of half a century ago, to write about his childhood and interior life. Boyhood's young narrator grew up in a small country town. With a father he imitated but could not respect, and a mother he both adored and resented, he picked his way through a world that refused to explain its rules, but whose rules he knew he must obey. Steering between these contradictions, Boyhood evokes the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood with startling, haunting immediacy. Coetzee examines his young self with the dispassionate curiosity of an explorer rediscovering his own early footprints, and the account of his progress is bright, hard and simply compelling.

Author(s):
J.M. Coetzee
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 13 cms (7.75 x 5 ins)
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099268272
ISBN-13:
9780099268277
Number of pages:
156
Publisher:
Vintage
Title:
Boyhood

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