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We Were the Mulvaneys (Oprah book)

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English
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A happy family, the Mulvaneys. After decades of marriage, Mom and Dad are still in love--and the proud parents of a brood of youngsters that includes a star athlete, a class valedictorian, and a popular cheerleader. Home is an idyllic place called High Point Farm. And the bonds of attachment within this all-American clan do seem both deep and unconditional. But as we all know, Eden can't last forever.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0452282829 9780452282827
OCLC Number: 648143452
Awards: Winner of New York Times Notable Book.
Winner of Oprah Book Club.
Description: viii, 454 pages
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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A happy family, the Mulvaneys. After decades of marriage, Mom and Dad are still in love--and the proud parents of a brood of youngsters that includes a star athlete, a class valedictorian, and a popular cheerleader. Home is an idyllic place called High Point Farm. And the bonds of attachment within this all-American clan do seem both deep and unconditional. But as we all know, Eden can't last forever.

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Praise for We Were the Mulvaneys"It will consume you."-The Washington Post Book World "New testimony to Oates's great intelligence and dead-on imaginative powers. It is a book that will break your Read more...

 
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