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Dear husband

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With the unflinching candor and sym­pathy for which Joyce Carol Oates is celebrated, these fourteen stories examine the intimate lives of contemporary American families: the tangled ties between generations, the desperation--and the covert, radiant happiness--of loving more than one is loved in return. In "Cutty Sark" and "Landfill," the bond between adolescent son and mother reverberates with the force of an unspoken passion, bringing unexpected consequences for the son. In "A Princeton Idyll," a woman is forced to realize, decades later, her childhood role in the destruction of a famous, beloved grandfather's life. In the gripping title story, Oates boldly reimagines the true-crime story of Andrea Yates, the Texas mother who drowned her children in 2001. Several stories--"Suicide by Fitness Center," "The Glazers," and "Dear Joyce Carol,"--take a less tragic turn, exploring with mordant humor the shadowy interstices between self-awareness and delusion. From the Compact Disc edition.
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9781415964224
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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From the Compact Disc edition.
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