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Burger's Daughter (Paperback)

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Books Inc. in Laurel Village
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Description


This is the moving story of the unforgettable Rosa Burger, a young woman from South Africa cast in the mold of a revolutionary tradition. Rosa tries to uphold her heritage handed on by martyred parents while still carving out a sense of self. Although it is wholly of today, Burger's Daughter can be compared to those 19th century Russian classics that make a certain time and place come alive, and yet stand as universal celebrations of the human spirit. Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature, was born and lives in South Africa.

About the Author


Nadine Gordimer (1923 2014) was born in South Africa. She received numerous international prizes for her writing, including the Modern Language Association Award, the Bennett Award, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She was given honorary degrees by Yale, Harvard, and other universities and was honored by the French government with the decoration Commandeur de l Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140055931
ISBN-10: 0140055932
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: November 20th, 1980
Pages: 361
Language: English