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A garden of earthly delights

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, 1967.
Series: Fawcett Crest book, P1909.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Garden of earthly delights.
New York, Vanguard Press [1967]
(OCoLC)568704008
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
OCLC Number: 289595
Description: 440 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Carleton --
Lowry --
Swan.
Series Title: Fawcett Crest book, P1909.
Responsibility: by Joyce Carol Oates.

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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.

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