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A Sport of Nature

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Language  English
Originally published  1987
Country  South Africa
Genres  Fiction, Novel
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Publication date  1987
Author  Nadine Gordimer
Awards  Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
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Publisher  David Phillip (SA) Jonathan Cape (UK) Knopf (US)
Media type  Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Similar  Nadine Gordimer books, Fiction books

A Sport of Nature is a 1987 novel by the South African writer Nadine Gordimer.

Contents

Plot

While still a secondary school student, Kim Capran decides to rename herself "Hillela". Hillela joins the ANC, she marries a black man from the congress and has a child with him. She travels to Dar es Salaam, Nairobi before returning to South Africa as one of the wives of a fictitious first President of South Africa.

Reception

In Gordimer's Nobel Prize citation, "A Sport of Nature" was described as "[her] most hazardous undertaking."

References

A Sport of Nature Wikipedia


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