cover image My Son's Story

My Son's Story

Nadine Gordimer. Penguin Books, $15 (288pp) ISBN 978-0-14-015975-2

Nobel Prize-winning author Gordimer's story of segregated South Africa focuses on Sonny, a black teacher whose revolutionary activities, imprisonment and extramarital affair with a white human rights activist profoundly affect his family. According to PW , ``The novel is eloquent in its understated prose and anguished understanding of moral complexities.'' (Dec.)