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Dear Husband: Stories
by Joyce Carol Oates

Published: 2009-03-25
Kindle Edition : 338 pages
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“[Oates] has once again held a haunting mirror up to America, revealing who we are.”< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

—Boston Globe

 

The inimitable Joyce Carol Oates returns with Dear Husband—a gripping and moving story collection that powerfully re-imagines the meaning of family in America, often through violent ...

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“[Oates] has once again held a haunting mirror up to America, revealing who we are.”< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Boston Globe

 

The inimitable Joyce Carol Oates returns with Dear Husband—a gripping and moving story collection that powerfully re-imagines the meaning of family in America, often through violent means. Oates, a former recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction—as well as the National Book Award, Prix Femina, and numerous other literary honors—dazzles and disturbs with an outstanding compilation the Washington Post calls, “Savage, poetic and ruthless...among the best things she’s ever done.” Dear Husband is another triumph for the author of The Gravedigger’s Daughter, We Were the Mulvaneys, and Blonde.

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  "Dear Husband"by Ann2010 (see profile) 05/28/15

If you want a book to keep you company while you slit your wrists this would be a great companion. This was a depressing book. These short stories read like the most depraved items your hear on the 6:00... (read more)

 
  "The husband "by swholley (see profile) 05/28/15

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