Book #120992

July's People

Nadine Gordimer

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First American Edition
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Viking Press, 1981.

Price: $24.00

Bam and Maureen Smales, two white South Africans, are faced to flee their suburban home on account of riots and arson. July, the Smales's loyal servant of fifteen years, takes Bam and Maureen home to his village. In a reversal of fortune, July becomes their host and savior.

Author Bio

Nadine Gordimer

Born 20 November 1923, Nadine Gordimer is a South African writer and political activist. She won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991, and Alfred Nobel described her work as a “very great benefit to humanity.” Gordimer may be best known for July’s People, which sparked some controversy for its political themes. Gordimer’s writing often deals with racial and moral issues, especially apartheid in South Africa.