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Because it is bitter, and Because it is My Heart

Oates, Joyce Carol

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ISBN 10: 0525248609 / ISBN 13: 9780525248606
Published by Dutton Books, 1990
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First printing, April 1990. Jacket protected in mylar cover. 405 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 007184

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Title: Because it is bitter, and Because it is My ...

Publisher: Dutton Books

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Joyce Carol Oates is in full fire here. The motifs and themes of this rich, intricately textured, realistic novel belong to the American experience of the 1950s and '60s. But the vision of life that animates them is so clear and unflinching that the past comes to us with the force of revelation. "Fiction of extraordinary imaginative power."--The New York Times Book Review. Nominated for the National Book Award.

About the Author:

In addition to many prize-winning and bestselling novels, including We Were the Mulvaneys, Black Water, Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart, and Broke Heart Blues, Joyce Carol Oates is the author of a number of works of gothic fiction including Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque, a World Fantasy Award nominee; and Zombie, winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, awarded by the Horror Writers' Association. In 1994, Oates received the Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award in Horror Fiction. She is the editor of American Gothic Tales. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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