Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life
"A first volume of memoirs from one of South Africa's foremost men of letters. Revisiting the South Africa of half a century ago, of a boy growing up in a small country town with a father he could not respect and a mother he adored. Coetzee evokes the tensions, delights and terrors of childhood, in a world of unexplained rules he knew he must obey. "
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SigmundFraud - LibraryThing
Boyhood: Scenes From Provincial Life by J.M. Coetzee is a fictionalized autobiography of Coetzee's early years in South Africa. If you like place/setting as I do you will enjoy the feel of rural South ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
Talk about not doing yourself any favors; if young John could meet old John and read what he's said about him, he'd probably lash out in his imagination, go home, cry in his over-protective mothers ... Read full review