The Gravedigger's Daughter: A Novel by Joyce Carol Oates

The Gravedigger's Daughter: A Novel

byJoyce Carol Oates

Paperback | April 1, 2008

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Fleeing Nazi Germany in 1936, the Schwarts immigrate to a small town in upstate New York. Here the father—a former high school teacher—is demeaned by the only job he can get: gravedigger and cemetery caretaker. When local prejudice and the family's own emotional frailty give rise to an unthinkable tragedy, the gravedigger's daughter, Rebecca heads out into America. Embarking upon an extraordinary odyssey of erotic risk and ingenious self-invention, she seeks renewal, redemption, and peace—on the road to a bittersweet and distinctly “American” triumph.

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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:The Gravedigger's Daughter: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061236837

ISBN - 13:9780061236839

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