First Love

First Love


View All Available Formats & Editions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880015080
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/21/1997
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 4.48(w) x 6.46(h) x 0.31(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

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

First Love 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Very weird...I kept reading it just to see if something interesting would happen, but it never did. When I was done, I just kept thinking 'What a strange book.' Don't waste your time or money...I was glad I had just checked it out from the library! I wouldn't even want it sitting on my bookshelf!