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The Resource The pickup, Nadine Gordimer

The pickup, Nadine Gordimer

Label
The pickup
Title
The pickup
Statement of responsibility
Nadine Gordimer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Julie is from an affluent white family and is always searching for new ideas and adventures. When her car breaks down in a South African city she is immediately drawn to Abdu the mechanic who comes to her aid. He has left his home and family in the north to find work in the new South Africa. As their relationship develops into passionate love, they must both confront the prejudices of their past and the uncertainties of the future
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best Book, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065506
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gordimer, Nadine
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Illegal aliens
  • Arabs
  • Women
  • Children of the rich
  • Ethnic relations
  • Married people
  • Arab countries
Target audience
adult
Label
The pickup, Nadine Gordimer
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm45829900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780374232108
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001023041
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-3724
Label
The pickup, Nadine Gordimer
Publication
Control code
ocm45829900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780374232108
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001023041
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-3724

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