A Book of American Martyrs

A Book of American Martyrs

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062643056
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 752
Sales rank: 238,664
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

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 several times nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. Her most recent novel is A Book of American Martyrs. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

Hometown:

Princeton, New Jersey

Date of Birth:

June 16, 1938

Place of Birth:

Lockport, New York

Education:

B.A., Syracuse University, 1960; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1961

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In her latest novel , Joyce Carol Oates confronts a topic which has been hotly debated since the Roe vs. Wade decision of 1972. She follows in depth the Dunfey and Voorhees families in wake of tragic events resulting from their opposing beliefs regarding abortion . Well written and gripping .