In a novel set in post-apartheid South Africa, a fifty-two-year-old college professor who has lost his job for sleeping with a student tries to relate to his daughter, Lucy, who works with an ambitious African farmer.
-- Disgrace -- one of only four works of fiction -- was chosen by the editors of the New York Times Book Review as one of the eleven Best Books of the Year -- A New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, New York Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Village Voice Literary Supplement, Wordstock, Ingrain, and Independent bestseller -- A Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and QuaLity Paperback Book Club -- A finalist for The National Book Critics Circle Awards -- Coetzee is the only writer to have been awarded the Booker Prize twice
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Short-listed for Best of the Booker 2008 Short-listed for WH Smith Annual Literary Award 2000
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