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Jump and Other Stories
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Jump and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer, Gordimer

A new collection of short stories from the author of My Son's Story. In 16 stories ranging from the dynamics of family life to the worldwide confusion of human values, Nobel Prize-winner Nadine Gordimer gives readers access to...

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Living in Hope and History
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Living in Hope and History

Nadine Gordimer, Gordimer

Presents a collection of non fiction essays, articles, and appreciations of fellow writers. This work examines the author's evidence of the inequities of Apartheid as she saw them in 1959, her shocking account of the bans on...

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House Gun
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House Gun

Nadine Gordimer, Gordimer

Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer presents a passionate narrative about the loyalty of a couple to devoted to its son, who has shot the friend he discovers making love to his female companion.

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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008

Nadine Gordimer

An extraordinary achievement, Telling Times reflects the true spirit of the writer as a literary beacon, moral activist, and political visionary.

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Five Short Stories by Women
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Five Short Stories by Women

Sandra Cisneros, Nadine Gordimer, Joyce Carol Oates

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The House Gun
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The House Gun

Nadine Gordimer

The executive director of an insurance company, Harold, and his doctor wife, Claudia, for whom violence could never be a means of solving personal conflict, are faced with something that could never happen to them: their son has...

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Jump and Other Stories
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Jump and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer

Features a collection of sixteen stories.

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A World of Strangers
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A World of Strangers

Nadine Gordimer

A tale of bitterness and division in South Africa.

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Telling Tales
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Telling Tales

Nadine Gordimer

With five of the contributors who are Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, this work presents stories that capture the range of emotions and situations of our human universe: tragedy, comedy, fantasy, satire, dramas of sexual love...

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Get a Life
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Get a Life

Nadine Gordimer

When Paul Bannerman, an ecologist in Africa, is diagnosed with cancer and prescribed treatment that makes him radioactive, his fragile existence makes him question his life. Then when Paul moves in with his parents to protect his...

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Beethoven Was One-sixteenth Black
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Beethoven Was One-sixteenth Black

Nadine Gordimer

A woman gauges the state of her marriage by the tone of her husband's cello; and a wife reads her husband's mood by the scent in the nape of his neck. This book illustrates the show downs, standoffs and highlights of human...

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July's People
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July’s People

Nadine Gordimer

A terrifyingly plausible vision.

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No Time Like the Present
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No Time Like the Present

Nadine Gordimer

A majestic novel about post-Independence South Africa by the Nobel laureate and Booker Prize winner

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A Sport of Nature
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A Sport of Nature

Nadine Gordimer

Hillela is a sport of nature: a spontaneous mutation, a new type of untainted person, she is seductive and intuitively gifted for life. This is the bold, sweeping story of her rise from obscurity to an unpredictable kind of...

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The Conservationist
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The Conservationist

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer's Booker Prize-winning story of the forces and relationships seething in the South Africa of the day

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My Son's Story
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My Son’s Story

Nadine Gordimer

From South Africa's most pre-eminent writer comes a tense and intimate family drama about how we come to love.

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The Pickup
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The Pickup

Nadine Gordimer

Stunning novel set in South Africa about forbidden love by the Nobel Prize-winning writer

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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008
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Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008

Nadine Gordimer

Telling Times collects together all of Nadine Gordimer's non-fiction in one volume that bears witness to her moral and political engagement in many of the most crucial issues of the last half-century.

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Occasion for Loving
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Occasion for Loving

Nadine Gordimer

First published in 1963, this novel explores the love affair between a black man and a white woman in a time when lovers could be imprisoned for breaking the law against sexual relations across the colour bar.

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A Guest of Honour
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A Guest of Honour

Nadine Gordimer

A novel set in South Africa.

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The Conservationist
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The Conservationist

Nadine Gordimer

Mehring, a rich industrialist, has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. Gordimer offers a fascinating study of the forces and relationships that seethe in...

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Life Times: Stories 1952-2007
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Life Times: Stories 1952-2007

Nadine Gordimer

The collected stories of one of the world's great living writers are published in one volume for the first time

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A Sport of Nature
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A Sport of Nature

Nadine Gordimer

After being abandoned by her mother, Hillela was pushed onto relatives where she was taught social graces. But when she betrayed her position as surrogate daughter, she was cast adrift. Later she fell into a heroic role in the...

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Burger's Daughter
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Burger’s Daughter

Nadine Gordimer

In South Africa, where Blacks and whites are caught in the winds of change, a young woman tries to uphold the radical heritage she received from her martyred parents while carving out a sense of self.

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The Late Bourgeois World
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The Late Bourgeois World

Nadine Gordimer

Liz Van Den Sandt's ex-husband, Max, an ineffectual rebel, has drowned himself. In prison for an act of violence against the government, he had betrayed his colleagues. Now Liz has been asked to perform a service for the Black...

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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black
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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black

Nadine Gordimer

In this collection of new stories, Gordimer crosses the frontiers of politics, memory, sexuality, and love with the fearless insight that is the hallmark of her writing.

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Loot and Other Stories
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Loot and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer

Loot features ten new stories from Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer-- a diamond-sharp book ( San Francisco Chronicle ).

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Telling Tales
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Telling Tales

Nadine Gordimer

All proceeds from this anthology will go to the Treatment Action Campaign, a non-profit organization whose funds are used entirely for the treatment and support of people suffering from HIV and AIDS. The collection features Woody...

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No Time Like the Present
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No Time Like the Present

Nadine Gordimer

Originally published in Great Britain by Bloomsbury Publishing. First published in the United States by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. --T.p. verso.

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No Time Like the Present
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No Time Like the Present

Nadine Gordimer

A majestic novel about post-Independence South Africa by the Nobel laureate and Booker Prize winner

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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories
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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer

In this collection of new stories, Gordimer crosses the frontiers of politics, memory, sexuality, and love with the fearless insight that is the hallmark of her writing.

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Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007
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Life Times: Stories, 1952-2007

Nadine Gordimer

This collection demonstrates Gordimer's rich use of language and her unsparing vision of politics, sexuality, and race. This volume, which includes four new stories from the Nobel laureate, is a testament to the power, force, and...

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Get a Life
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Get a Life

Nadine Gordimer

After being treated for thyroid cancer, South African ecologist Paul Bannerman finds that he is temporarily radioactive and retreats to his childhood home to protect his wife and child--and to rethink his life--in this tale from...

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July's People
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July’s People

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

When South Africa is riven by war and the Smales, a white couple, take refuge in the village of their former servant July, their relationships are completely transformed.

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The Conservationist
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The Conservationist

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

A wealthy industrialist, attractive to women and not yet 50, Mehring wants nothing that white privilege in a black country can bring him. But the presence of a dead man on his 400-acre farm, asserts that Africa, in the end, is...

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July's People
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July’s People

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

When South Africa is riven by war and the Smales, a white couple, take refuge in the village of their former servant July, their relationships are completely transformed.

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July's People
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July’s People

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

When South Africa is riven by war and the Smales, a white couple, take refuge in the village of their former servant July, their relationships are completely transformed.

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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black, and Other Stories
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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black, and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer, David Colacci, Susan Ericksen

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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification
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The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification

Christopher Hitchens, Nadine Gordimer, Robert Browning, Charalamabos Bouras

The opening of the Acropolis Museum in Athens in spring 2008 provides the opportunity to re-state the case for the return of the Elgin Marbles to Athens. This title makes a contribution to ensuring that the Marbles return to their...

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David Goldblatt + Nadine Gordimer: On the Mines
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David Goldblatt + Nadine Gordimer: On the Mines

David Goldblatt, Nadine Gordimer

Features an essay on the human and political dimensions of mining in South Africa by Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer. This book is re-designed and expanded version of the author's influential book of 1973.

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A Path Through Hard Grass: A Journalist's Memories of Exile and Apartheid
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A Path Through Hard Grass: A Journalist’s Memories of Exile and Apartheid

Ruth Weiss, Nadine Gordimer

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Fille de Burger
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Fille de Burger

Nadine Gordimer

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Caprice de La Nature (Un)
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Caprice de La Nature (Un)

Nadine Gordimer

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Beethoven avait un seizieme de sang noir
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Beethoven avait un seizieme de sang noir

Nadine Gordimer

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The Conservationist
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The Conservationist

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

Mehring, a rich industrialist, has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. Gordimer offers a fascinating study of the forces and relationships that seethe in...

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The Conservationist
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The Conservationist

Nadine Gordimer, Wanda McCaddon

Mehring, a rich industrialist, has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. Gordimer offers a fascinating study of the forces and relationships that seethe in...

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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black, and Other Stories
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Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black, and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer, David Colacci, Susan Ericksen

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The Radetzky March
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The Radetzky March

Joseph Roth, Nadine Gordimer

Incomparably Roth's greatest novel . . . the great poem of elegy to Habsburg Austria. -J. M. Coetzee, The New York Review of Books

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