Mudwoman: A Novel by Joyce Carol OatesMudwoman: A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates

Mudwoman: A Novel

byJoyce Carol Oates

Paperback | February 5, 2013

Pricing and Purchase Info

$17.34 online 
$18.50 list price save 6%
Earn 87 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

One of the most acclaimed writers in the world today, the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates follows up her searing, New York Times bestselling memoir, A Widow’s Story, with an extraordinary new work of fiction. Mudwoman is a riveting psychological thriller, taut with dark suspense, that explores the high price of repression in the life of a respected university president teetering on the precipice of a nervous breakdown. Like Daphne DuMaurier’s gothic masterwork, Rebecca, and the classic ghost story, The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James, Oates’s Mudwoman is a chilling page-turner that hinges on the power of the imagination and the blurry lines between the real and the invented—and it stands tall among the author’s most powerful and beloved works, including The Falls, The Gravedigger’s Daughter, and We Were the Mulvaneys.

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,...
Little Bird Of Heaven: A Novel
Little Bird Of Heaven: A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

$4.00$16.99

In stock online

Not available in stores

We Were The Mulvaneys
We Were The Mulvaneys

by Joyce Carol Oates

$19.00

In stock online

Available in stores

Zombie: A Novel
Zombie: A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

$13.16$17.50

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author
Title:Mudwoman: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.08 inPublished:February 5, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062095633

ISBN - 13:9780062095633

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Mudwoman: A Novel

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from A real JCO page-turner! Amazing, brilliant but as usual, very disturbing.
Date published: 2013-01-06

Editorial Reviews

“Joyce Carol Oates’ latest novel is about many things, but first and foremost it is about the complications of being a high-achieving woman in the 21st century…Oates tells [her protagonist’s story] with a detail and relish that’s both heartbreaking and fascinating.”