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Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-

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We were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
73 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,054 libraries worldwide
A family of six disintegrates after a daughter is raped by a high-school student. It happens to the wealthy Mulvaneys in upstate New York. The disgrace--there is some question if it was rape--sends the father to drink and financial ruin, the girl leaves home, the others follow. By the author of What I Lived For
Them by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
133 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,378 libraries worldwide
A novel about class, race, and the horrific, glassy sparkle of urban life, them chronicles the lives of the Wendalls, a family on the steep edge of poverty in the windy, riotous Detroit slums. Loretta, beautiful and dreamy and full of regret by age sixteen, and her two children, Maureen and Jules, make up Oates' vision of the American family--broken, marginal, and romantically proud
The gravedigger's daughter : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
74 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,279 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a German high school teacher who was forced to work as a gravedigger after immigrating to upstate New York, Rebecca begins a life-changing pilgrimage throughout America in the wake of a prejudice-motivated tragedy
Black water by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
63 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,142 libraries worldwide
Flattered by the attentions of a senator she has met at a Fourth of July beach party on Grayling Island, Kelly Kelleher accepts a ride from him, taking a first step toward her final confrontation with death
The falls : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
43 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,957 libraries worldwide
A stunning, major achievement from Joyce Carol Oates, "one of the great artistic forces of our time" (The Nation). A haunting story of the powerful spell Niagara Falls casts upon two generations of a family, leading to tragedy, love, loss, and, ultimately, redemption. A man climbs over the railings and plunges into Niagara Falls. A newlywed, he has left behind his wife, Ariah Erskine, in the honeymoon suite the morning after their wedding. "The Widow Bride of The Falls," as Ariah comes to be known, begins a relentless, seven-day vigil in the mist, waiting for his body to be found. At her side throughout, confirmed bachelor and pillar of the community Dirk Burnaby is unexpectedly transfixed by the strange, otherworldly gaze of this plain, strange woman, falling in love with her though they barely exchange a word. What follows is their passionate love affair, marriage, and children, a seemingly perfect existence. But the tragedy by which their life together began shadows them, damaging their idyll with distrust, greed, and even murder. What unfurls is a drama of parents and their children; of secrets and sins; of lawsuits, murder, and, eventually, redemption. As Ariah's children learn that their past is enmeshed with a hushed-up scandal involving radioactive waste, they must confront not only their personal history but America's murky past: the despoiling of the landscape, and the corruption and greed of the massive industrial expansion of the 1950s and 1960s. Set against the mythic-historic backdrop of Niagara Falls, Joyce Carol Oates explores the American family in crisis, but also America itself in the mid-twentieth century. As in We Were the Mulvaneys, a "darkly engrossing novel" (Washington Post Book World), she examines what happens when the richly interwoven relationships of parents and their children are challenged by circumstances outside the family. The Falls is a love story gone wrong and righted, and it alone places Joyce Carol Oates definitively in the company of the great American novelists
Blonde : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
105 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,858 libraries worldwide
T.O.C.: Prologue: 3 August 1962 / The Child: 1932-1938 / The Girl: 1942-1947 / The Woman: 1949-1953 / "Marilyn": 1953-1958 / The Afterlife: 1959-1962
Bellefleur by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
78 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,783 libraries worldwide
A wealthy and notorious clan, The Bellefleurs live in a region not unlike the Adirondacks, in an enormous mansion on the shores of mythic Lake Noir
Little bird of heaven : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
59 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,778 libraries worldwide
When a young wife and mother named Zoe Kruller is found brutally murdered, the Sparta police target two primary suspects, her estranged husband, Delray Kruller, and her longtime lover, Eddy Diehl. In turn, the Krullers' son, Aaron, and Eddy Diehl's daughter, Krista, become obsessed with each other, each believing the other's father is guilty until they meet again as adults, ready to exorcise the ghosts of the past and come to terms with their legacy of guilt, misplaced love, and redemptive yearning
The Oxford book of American short stories by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
34 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 2,766 libraries worldwide
Collection of fifty-six American short stories that includes biographical information about each author
Because it is bitter, and because it is my heart by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
32 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Swedish and held by 2,660 libraries worldwide
Iris Courtney, a young white woman living in upstate New York in the decade prior to the civil rights movement, begins a clandestine relationship with Jinx Fairchild, a black man who had defended her in a fatal street fight with a white man
The accursed by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,651 libraries worldwide
In 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair
Missing mom : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
49 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,626 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of her mother's death, thirty-one-year-old, sexually liberated and economically independent Nikki Eaton comes into a startling realization of her identity as a daughter and experiences a tumultuous year of mourning that gives way to greater wisdom and love
You must remember this by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,625 libraries worldwide
The story of the Stevicks, an ordinary American family of the 1950s, revealing the sleeping furies that are hidden beneath the respectable surface
Foxfire : confessions of a girl gang by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
52 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,607 libraries worldwide
Legs Sadovsky leads a girl gang called Foxfire during 1955 in her upstate New York hometown
Mudwoman by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
50 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,477 libraries worldwide
M.R. Neukirchen--the first female president of a lauded Ivy League institution--struggles to hold onto her self-identity in the face of personal and professional demons
A garden of earthly delights by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
102 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,438 libraries worldwide
The book describes the early life of Clara Walpole, the daughter of a migrant farm worker; her life after she leaves her father; her romance with a rum-runner; and her marriage to a rich man, whom she convinces is the father of her illegitimate baby. The final part of the novel deals with the childhood and adolescence of Swan, the son
Black girl/white girl : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,405 libraries worldwide
Fifteen years ago, in 1975, Genna Hewett-Meade's college roommate died a mysterious, violent, terrible death. Minette Swift had been a fiercely individualistic scholarship student, an assertive?even prickly?personality, and one of the few black girls at an exclusive women's liberal arts college near Philadelphia. By contrast, Genna was a quiet, self-effacing teenager from a privileged upper-class home, self-consciously struggling to make amends for her own elite upbringing. When, partway through their freshman year, Minette suddenly fell victim to an increasing torrent of racist harassment and vicious slurs?from within the apparent safety of their tolerant, "enlightened" campus?Genna felt it her duty to protect her roommate at all costs. Now, as Genna reconstructs the months, weeks, and hours leading up to Minette's tragic death, she is also forced to confront her own identity within the social framework of that time. Her father was a prominent civil defense lawyer whose radical politics?including defending anti-war terrorists wanted by the FBI?would deeply affect his daughter's outlook on life, and later challenge her deepest beliefs about social obligation in a morally gray world
Carthage : a novel by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
40 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,365 libraries worldwide
When a young girl disappears near a community in the Adirondacks, the people of the town of Carthage must face the fact that an Iraq War veteran is the prime suspect
My sister, my love : the intimate story of Skyler Rampike by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
65 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,362 libraries worldwide
The unexpurgated first-person narrative of nineteen-year-old Skyler Rampike, the only surviving child of an infamous American family. A decade ago the Rampikes were destroyed by the murder of Skyler's six-year-old ice-skating champion sister, Bliss, and the media scrutiny that followed. Part investigation into the unsolved murder; part elegy for the lost Bliss and for Skyler's own lost childhood; and part corrosively funny expose of the pretensions of upper-middle-class American suburbia, this captivating novel explores with unexpected sympathy and subtlety the intimate lives of those who dwell in Tabloid Hell
Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )
39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,294 libraries worldwide
When sixteen-year-old Matt is falsely accused of threatening to blow up his high school and his friends turn against him, an unlikely classmate comes to his aid
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Fernandes, 1938-

controlled identity Kelly, Lauren, 1938-

controlled identity Smith, Rosamond, 1938-

Briao, Fernandes de 1938-
Carol Oates, Joyce, 1938-
Fernandes 1938-
Fernandes de Briao 1938-
Joyce Carol 1938-
Joyce Carol Oates American author
Joyce Carol Oates Amerikaans auteur
Joyce Carol Oates écrivain américaine
Joyce Carol Oates pisarka amerykańska
Joyce Carol Oates scrittrice statunitense
Joyce Carol Oates US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Joyce Carol Oates usona verkistino
Joyce Carol Oatesová
Jūyis Kārūl Ūvts, 1938-
Kelly, Lauren.
Kelly , Lauren <1938- >
Oates , J. C.
Oates, Joyce C. 1938-
Oates, Joyce Carol
Oatesová, Joyce Carol.
Oatesová, Joyce Carol 1938-
Oouts, Tzois Karol 1938-
Ōtsu, Joisu Kyaroru 1938-
Outs, D. K. 1938-
Outs, D.K. (Dzhoĭs Kėrol), 1938-
Outs, Dzhoĭs Kėrol 1938-
Outs, Džojs Kèrol.
Outs, Džojs Kėrol 1938-
Outsa, Džoisa Kerola, 1938-
Smith, Joyce Carol Oates.
Smith, Joyce Carol Oates 1938-
Smith , Rosamond
Smith, Rosamond 1938-
Smith, Rosamond pseud. de Joyce Carol Oates
Ūvts, Jūyis Kārūl, 1938-
Джойс Каръл Оутс
Джойс Керол Оутс
Джойс Кэрал Оўтс
Оутс, Džойс Кэрол 1938-
Оутс, Д. К. 1938-
Оутс, Джойс Кэрол
Оутс, Джойс Кэрол, 1938-
אוטס, ג׳ויס קרול 1938-
ג'ויס קרול אוטס
جويس كارول أوتس مؤلفة أمريكية
جویس کارول اوتس
जोयस केरल ओट्स
จอยซ์ แคโรล โอทส์
오츠, 조이스 캐럴 1938-
오츠, 조이스 캐롤 1938-
오츠, 죠이스 캐롤 1938-
オーツ, J. C
オーツ, ジョイス・キャロル
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