Little Bird Of Heaven: A Novel

Paperback | September 15, 2009 | Large Print

byJoyce Carol Oates

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Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates is a riveting story of love violently lost and found in late 20th century America. In this novel, Oates returns to the Buffalo, New York, region to brilliantly explore the dangerous intersections of romance and eroticism, guilt and obsession, desire and murder. Little Bird of Heaven, a soaring...

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Joyce Carol Oates returns with a dark, romantic, and captivating tale, set in the Great Lakes region of upstate New York—the territory of her remarkably successful New York Times bestseller The Gravedigger's Daughter.Set in the mythical small city of Sparta, New York, this searing, vividly rendered exploration of the mysterious conjunc...

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time,...

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Format:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:720 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.44 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061885940

ISBN - 13:9780061885945

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“[This is] the novelist at her brooding best . . . a seamless, satisfying tale of small-town life where...the long-smoldering relationships among the residents can often be like ‘tangled roots, beneath the surface of the earth.’”