| Viking Pr, December 24, 2009, cover price $25.95
| Vintage Uk, August 13, 2009, cover price $29.40 | About this edition:
A rich, funny, and deeply affecting autobiographical new novel from one of the world's greatest living writers.
| Large print edition (Center Point Pub, March 1, 2010), cover price $34.95 | About this edition:
Shortlisted for the 2009 Man Booker Prize A brilliant new work of fiction from the Nobel Prize-winning author of Disgrace and Diary of a Bad Year A young English biographer is researching a book about the late South African writer John Coetzee, focusing on Coetzee in his thirties, at a time when he was living in a rundown cottage in the Cape Town suburbs with his widowed father-a time, the biographer is convinced, when Coetzee was finding himself as a writer.