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Joyce Carol Oates
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Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde (a finalist for the National Book Award), and the New York Times bestsellers The Falls (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina) and The Gravedigger's Daughter.

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The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination

Written by Harold Frederic
Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $19.00

Published in 1896, The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination is a profound psychological portrait of the spiritual undoing of a guileless Methodist minister who is taken in by a rural townspeople’s various progressive ideas, from liberalism to bohemianism, only to be spurned by them for being too conventional. Described by... Read more >

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Women in Love

Written by D.H. Lawrence
Foreword by D.H. Lawrence
Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 4, 2000
Price: $10.95

It is . . . the world of the poets and the preponderance of the poet in [Lawrence] that is the key to his work. He magnified and deepened experience in the manner of a poet," wrote Anaïs Nin in 1934.
        Privately printed in 1920 and published commercially in 1921, Women in... Read more >
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The Lost Salt Gift of Blood

Written by Alistair MacLeod
Afterword by Joyce Carol Oates


Format: eBook
Publisher: New Canadian Library
On Sale: December 17, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Lost Salt Gift of Blood

Written by Alistair MacLeod
Afterword by Joyce Carol Oates


Format: Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: New Canadian Library
On Sale: July 1, 1989
Price: $12.95

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Expensive People

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $15.00

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Set in the late 1960s, this first-person confession is narrated by... Read more >
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Expensive People

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $11.99

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A Garden of Earthly Delights

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

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A Garden of Earthly Delights

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 22, 2003
Price: $16.00

In her second novel, Joyce Carol Oates, author of many bestselling novels, including We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde, created one of her most memorable heroines, Clara, the beautiful daughter of migrant farmworkers. Intent upon rising above her haphazard life of violence and poverty, Clara struggles for independence while relying on... Read more >
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them

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $16.00

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. As powerful and relevant today as it on its initial publication, them chronicles the tumultuous lives of a family living on the edge of ruin in the Detroit slums... Read more >

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Wonderland

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $16.00

Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. Spanning from the Great Depression to the turbulent Vietnam War era, Wonderland is the epic account of Jesse Vogel, a boy who emerged from a family tragedy with his... Read more >
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Wonderland

Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $2.99

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