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Beethoven was one-sixteenth black

and other stories

by Nadine Gordimer

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Senses and sensation,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A collection of short fiction addresses issues of race, identity, and politics, in the title story about an anti-apartheid activist and academic who pursues questions of his own racial identity, and thirteen other stories.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBeethovan was 1/16th black
    StatementNadine Gordimer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.G6 B44 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24928760M
    ISBN 100374109826
    ISBN 109780374109820
    LC Control Number2007033474
    OCLC/WorldCa370811984

    Nadine Gordimer is masterful in using flawed people to tell the story of post-apartheid South Africa. Unfortunately, though, this collection of short stories is uneven, with about half missing the Gordimer standard. Best -- the opening story, "Bethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black", and the closing trilogy, "Alternative Endings". Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories | Gordimer, Nadine | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch ://

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      With Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black, her 11th collection of stories (and 25th work of fiction), Gordimer, 84, continues to perturb and delight readers with her mastery of the short story form. "I love to write stories. It's such a wonderful form, like poetry, because it's so distilled," Gordimer says during a call to her home in :// Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black: And Other Stories BY Nadine Gordimer. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hardcover, pages. $ Purchase this book: Bookshop • Amazon. In January , Nadine Gordimer composed obituaries for two friends, Anthony Sampson and


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