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Sourland : stories

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A gripping and moving new collection of stories that reimagines the meaning of loss-- through often unexpected and violent means.
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780061996528 0061996521 9780061996535 006199653X
OCLC Number: 535495470
Description: x, 373 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pumpkin-head --
The story of the stabbing --
Babysitter --
Bonobo momma --
Bitch --
Amputee --
The beating --
Bounty hunter --
The barter --
Honor code --
Probate --
Donor organs --
Death certificate --
Uranus --
Lost daddy --
Sourland.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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Maps the surprising contours of ordinary life, exploring how the power of violence, loss, and grief shape both the psyche and the soul.  Read more...

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"Making sense of life in a cataclysmic inner and outer landscape has been Joyce Carol Oates' obsession for five decades. This evocative new collection shows just how much sense she can make of it Read more...

 
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