Description - Disgrace by Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee
The title of this book is Disgrace and is written by author Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee. The book Disgrace is published by Penguin Books. The ISBN of this book is 9780143115281 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Disgrace by Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee.
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Author Biography - Professor of General Literature J M Coetzee
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 9, 1940, John Michael Coetzee studied first at Cape Town and later at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Ph.D. degree in literature. In 1972 he returned to South Africa and joined the faculty of the University of Cape Town. His works of fiction include Dusklands, Waiting for the Barbarians, which won South Africa's highest literary honor, the Central News Agency Literary Award, and the Life and Times of Michael K., for which Coetzee was awarded his first Booker Prize in 1983. He has also published a memoir, Boyhood: Scenes From a Provincial Life, and several essays collections. He has won many other literary prizes including the Lannan Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize and The Irish Times International Fiction Prize. In 1999 he again won Britain's prestigious Booker Prize for Disgrace, becoming the first author to win the award twice in its 31-year history. In 2003, Coetzee was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.