The Resource Disgrace, J.M. Coetzee

Disgrace, J.M. Coetzee

Label
Disgrace
Title
Disgrace
Statement of responsibility
J.M. Coetzee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A white woman is gang-raped by blacks in this novel on post-apartheid South Africa. But she understands such settling of scores is inevitable, given what whites did to blacks, and she keeps the baby. By the author of Waiting for the Barbarians
Summary
In a novel set in post-apartheid South Africa, a fifty-two-year-old college professor who has lost his job for sleeping with a student tries to relate to his daughter, Lucy, who works with an ambitious African farmer
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Booker Prize, 1999.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2000.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best Book, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
Awards note
Winner of the 1999 Booker Prize.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
020657
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coetzee, J. M.
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9369.3.C58
LC item number
D5 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Veterinarians
  • South Africa
  • Farm life
  • Rape
  • Domestic fiction
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Farm life
  • Domestic fiction
  • Farm life
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Rape
  • Veterinarians
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Disgrace, J.M. Coetzee
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42707997
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780140296402
Lccn
99055216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)42707997
Label
Disgrace, J.M. Coetzee
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42707997
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
220 pages
Isbn
9780140296402
Lccn
99055216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)42707997

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