Sourland: Stories by Joyce Carol Oates

Sourland: Stories

byJoyce Carol Oates

Paperback | June 21, 2011

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Oates is a fearless writer.” <_o3a_p>

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“Oates is a master of the dark tale—stories of the hunted and the hunter, of violence, trauma, and deep psychic wounds.”<_o3a_p>

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Sourland is a gripping, haunting, and intensely moving collection of short stories by Joyce Carol Oates, one of America’s preeminent authors. Unforgettable tales that re-imagine the meaning of loss—often through violent means—Sourland is yet another extraordinary read from the literary icon who has previously brought us The Gravedigger’s Daughter, Blonde, We Were the Mulvaneys, and numerous other classic works of contemporary fiction.<_o3a_p>

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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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Title:Sourland: StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:June 21, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006199653X

ISBN - 13:9780061996535

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“We think of Oates, like Poe, as a master of terror, but her real mastery is in almost never depicting a strong emotion in isolation...Oates makes for a caustic companion in Sourland - a fearless experimenter forcing the reader ahead of her at knifepoint.”