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Missing mom : a novel

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 006081621X 9780060816216
OCLC Number: 57564823
Credits: A Notable Book of the Year - New York Times Book Review.
Description: 434 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Nikki Eaton, single, thirty-one, sexually liberated, and economically self-supporting, has never particularly thought of herself as a daughter. Yet, following the unexpected loss of her mother, she undergoes a remarkable transformation during a tumultuous year that brings stunning horror, sorrow, illumination, wisdom, and even--from an unexpected source--a nurturing love." --Dust Cover.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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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.

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