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My heart laid bare

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel on a family of swindlers, following several generations of men and women as they exploit human greed, love, or just plain gullibility, all in the name of the game. Occasionally, they help things along with a murder.
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Genre/Form: Epic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
My heart laid bare.
New York : Dutton, ©1998
(OCoLC)606951222
Named Person: Joyce Carol Oates; Joyce Carol Oates
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0525944427 9780525944423
OCLC Number: 38295219
Notes: "A William Abrahams book."
Description: x, 531 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : The Princess Who Died in Old Muirkirk --
Part I. "Midnight Sun" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" ; In Old Muirkirk ; "In Adam's Fall" ; The Pilgrim ; The Forbidden ; The Catechism of Abraham Licht ; "The Mark of Cain" ; The Mute ; The Grieving Father ; The Fate of "Christopher Schoenlicht" ; "Little Moses" ; "Gaily Through Life I Wander" ; "Nigger!" ; Secret Music ; The Desperate Man ; The English Reformer in America ; The Condemned Man ; The Guilty Lovers ; The Ingrate Son --
Part II. By Night, by Stealth ; The Society for the Reclamation & Restoration of E. Auguste Napoléon Bonaparte ; Fools and Knaves ; The Betrayal ; "I Have No Feeling of Another's Pain" ; "I Bring Not Peace but a Sword" ; The Death of "Little Moses" ; Venus Aphrodite ; A Charmed Life ; "Pathétique" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "The Bull" : L'Envoi ; "Albert St. Goar, Esquire" --
Part III. A Blood-Rose! ; The Wish ; "And the Light Shineth in Darkness" ; "The Lost Village" ; "Prophet, Regent & Exchequer" ; The Enchanted Princess ; "The First Annual Universal Negro Confraternity Rally" ; In Old Muirkirk ; The Pilgrim.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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A novel on a family of swindlers, following several generations of men and women as they exploit human greed, love, or just plain gullibility, all in the name of the game. Occasionally, they help things along with a murder.

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