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Dear Husband,: Stories

Author: Oates, Joyce Carol

Publisher: Ecco


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Dear Husband,: Stories : Replete with the emotional intensity and pathos for which Joyce Carol Oates is lauded, these fourteen stories explore the intimate lives of contemporary American families: the tangled relationship between generations, the desperation 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. The gripping title story finds Oates boldly reimagining the true-crime story of Andrea Yates, the Texas mother who drowned her children in 2001. Several stories offer a more lighthearted reprieve, examining with dark humor the shadowy intersection between self-awareness and delusion.

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Fiction   Short Stories

ISBN 13:9780061704321
ISBN 10:0061704326
Size:7.80" l x 5.30" w x 1.00" h
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