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The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age

Author: Oates, Joyce Carol

Publisher: Ecco

Format:Hardcover
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The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age : The Lost Landscape is Joyce Carol Oates' vivid chronicle of her hardscrabble childhood in rural western New York State. From memories of her relatives, to those of a charming bond with a special red hen on her family farm; from her first friendships to her earliest experiences with death, The Lost Landscape is a powerful evocation of the romance of childhood, and its indelible influence on the woman and the writer she would become.

In this exceptionally candid, moving, and richly reflective account, Oates explores the world through the eyes of her younger self, an imaginative girl eager to tell stories about the world and the people she meets. While reading Alice in Wonderland changed a young Joyce forever and inspired her to view life as a series of endless adventures, growing up on a farm taught her harsh lessons about sacrifice, hard work, and loss. With searing detail and an acutely perceptive eye, Oates renders her memories and emotions with exquisite precision, transporting us to a forgotten place and time - the lost landscape of her youth, reminding us of the forgotten landscapes of our own earliest lives.


Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Literary
Biography & Autobiography   Personal Memoirs
Biography & Autobiography   Women

ISBN 13:9780062408679
ISBN 10:0062408674
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:353
Size:9.34" l x 6.38" w x 1.28" h
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