2011: #11 – The Pickup (Nadine Gordimer)

Book #11 was The Pickup by Nadine Gordimer.  The back of the book reads: When Julie Summers’s car breaks down on a sleazy street in a South African city, a young Arab mechanic named Abdu comes to her aid. Their attraction to one another is fueled by different motives. Julie is in rebellion against her wealthy background and her father; Abdu, an illegal immigrant, is

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