Book #14620

Town and Country Lovers

Nadine Gordimer
Town and Country Lovers. Nadine Gordimer.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Author
Size: Large 8vo
Publisher: Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1980.

A most handsome Limited Numbered first edition in Very Fine condition in alike acetate dust-jacket, SIGNED and numbered by author and Nobel Laureate Nadine Gordimer directly on the Limitations page. Bound in black and tan patterned cloth, this copy is number 60 of 300 numbered copies (330 copies total in this Limited edition: 26 are lettered and 4 bear the printed name of a recipient. ).

Published in Gordimer's short story collection, A Soldier's Embrace, 'Town and Country Lovers' depicts the strained race relations in South Africa by showing the devastating consequences of violating the legal and societal rules about interracial relationships.

Price: $390.00

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.

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