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J.M. Coetzee

J.M. Coetzee was born on February 9, 1940 in Cape Town, South Africa as John Maxwell Coetzee. He is a writer, known for Waiting for the Barbarians, Dust (1985) and Disgrace (2008). See full bio »

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Dust Writer
Disgrace Writer


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 2008 Disgrace (novel)
 2002 The Lives of Animals (TV Movie) (book)
 1985 Dust (novel "In the Heart of the Country")
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 2003 Bestseller (TV Series)
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Awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature. See more »

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I want to find a way of speaking to fellow human beings that will be cool rather than heated, philosophical rather than polemical, that will bring enlightenment rather than seeking to divide us into the righteous and the sinners, the saved and the damned, the sheep and the goats See more »


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