Title: From the Heart of the Country
Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1977, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First American Edition
Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st U.S. Ed. so stated, 1st Printing, number row 10-1, HB/DJ, F/NF, 139 pp. Demco protective cover put on DJ; small 1/2" closed tear at front top near corner, two tiny 1/8" closed tears on edges, touch of rubbing on 7 of 8 corners. Book has 3/8" sq. stain on rear side of hinge (darker shade of brown on brown). From the South African Booker prize winner, 2003 Nobel Prize winning author. Author's first novel. When a lonely South African sheep farmer seeks comfort in the arms of his black foreman's young bride, his transgression brings to an end an uneasy feudal peace. His embittered spinster daughter, Magda, dreams of and executes a blood revenge, then shuts the farm off from the world to play out with the foreman and his wife her sexual fantasies and final degradation. Bookseller Inventory # 8576
Synopsis: NY 1977 1st US edition. Hardcover octavo., 139p. Fine in VG d (one smallclsoed tear and one tiny chip on dj; price not clipped. ) no owner marks.
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