Jump and Other Stories

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, May 15, 2007 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Fifteen thematically and geographically wide-ranging stories from the Nobel Prize Winner, with settings ranging from suburban London to Mozambique.


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User Review  - laurustina - LibraryThing

I've picked up a few short story collections in the last couple of months, thinking that my current short attention span would thank me, but this is the first of those collections to really engage me. Gordimer's stories were brutal and beautiful one after another. Really lovely, meaty stuff. Read full review

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User Review  - figre - LibraryThing

There is a story in this collection, “Some Are Born To Sweet Delight”, that is both typical and atypical of the entire collection. It is the story of Vera and her slow attraction to the border within ... Read full review


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Once Upon a Time
A Find
Some Are Born to Sweet Delight
The Moment Before the Gun Went
A Journey
Safe Houses
What Were You Dreaming?

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About the author (2007)

Nadine Gordimer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991, is the author of fourteen novels, nine volumes of stories, and three nonfiction collections. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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