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Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Them.
New York, Vanguard Press [1969]
(OCoLC)568709192
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0814906680 9780814906682
OCLC Number: 29458
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1970.
Description: 508 pages 23 cm

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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.

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