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The childhood of Jesus / J. M. Coetzee
Bib ID 6153140
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Coetzee, J. M., 1940- author
 
Description Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publishing Company, 2013 
©2013 
324 pages ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781922079701
1922079707
Summary

David is a small boy who has come by boat across the ocean to a new country. He has been separated from his parents, and has lost the piece of paper that would have explained everything. On the boat a Man named Simon has taken it upon himself to look after the boy. On arrival they have been assigned new names, new birthdays. They know nothing about the customs of their new country. They know little Spanish, the language spoken there. They are people without a past. Simon wants to find the boy's mother. He feels sure he will know her when he sees her. 'But after we find her' David asks, 'what are we hear for?'.

Subjects Children -- Fiction.  |  Fate and fatalism -- Fiction.  |  Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.  |  Australian
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