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Marya: A Life

Oates, Joyce Carol

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ISBN 10: 0525243747 / ISBN 13: 9780525243748
Published by E. P. Dutton, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Book and BroDart protected jacket are without faults. Signed on the title page by Oates. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # PC 24-10

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Title: Marya: A Life

Publisher: E. P. Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Limns an emotionally incisive, hauntingly resonant portrait of a modern woman in search of self-understanding and fulfillment

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Marya Knauer is a famous author and member of the intellectual elite. She is, by turns, admired, envied, and resented. She is also a woman haunted. Haunted by early memories of violence and abandonment. Haunted by painful feelings of longing and loss. Now Marya is about to embark on a search for her past—and for the mother who gave her away more than a quarter of a century before.... Vividly evoking the beauty of rural New York, the shattered reflections of childhood, and the complex emotions of a female artist, Marya: A Life is one of Joyce Carol Oates's most deeply personal and brilliantly observed novels.

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