New York, Harper & Row, Publishers, 1977 (first US edition).
Octavo, [iv], 139 pages.
Quarter cloth and contrasting papered boards; leading edge uncut; edges lightly foxed; a near-fine copy with the unclipped dustwrapper rubbed at the extremities, with the spine lightly sunned, and slightly chipped at the head, with trifling surface loss to two spots near the centre.
'This work was first published in Great Britain under the title "In the Heart of the Country". English version prepared by the author from the original Afrikaans' (verso of the title page). The title page is signed by the author, the first person to win the Booker Prize twice (in 1983 and 1999); he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003.