Beautiful Days

Beautiful Days

by Joyce Carol Oates


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062795786
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 276,341
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(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.


Princeton, New Jersey

Date of Birth:

June 16, 1938

Place of Birth:

Lockport, New York


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

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Fleuve Bleu 3

Big Burnt 41

Owl Eyes 83

Except You Bless Me 105

The Quiet Car 135

The Bereaved 149

Les beaux jours 203

Fractal 227

Undocumented Alien 279

Donald Barthelme Saved from Oblivion 309

The Memorial Field at Hazard, Minnesota 327

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