Jack of Spades

Jack of Spades

by Joyce Carol Oates

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ISBN-13: 9780802191038
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 05/05/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 167,792
File size: 963 KB

About the Author

Joyce Carol Oates is the author of such national bestsellers as The Falls, Blonde, and We Were the Mulvaneys. Her other titles for The Mysterious Press include High Crime Area and The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares, which won the 2011 Bram Stoker Award for Short Horror Fiction. She is also the recipient of the National Book Award, for them, and the 2010 President’s Medal for the Humanities.


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

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Jack of Spades 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Entertaining, page turner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The guy's a nutcase. His constant paranoia got really annoying. Glad he ended it all.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A 21st century Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Still a fan of Oates.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
SMHarris More than 1 year ago
I received Joyce Carol Oates’ JACK OF SPADES via a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This novel was my introduction to the author as I’d never read any of her other books before this. In JACK OF SPADES it took quite a while for the story to capture my interest, but once it did, I read it in almost one sitting. I liked the plot but wish the author had expanded on certain aspects of the story. It felt like something was lost in the story’s brevity. The novel was good but had the potential to be even better…
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Probem is one is usually for pleasure in the case of the serious non fiction or the pot boilers that pay the basic bills and the literature that the critics love and may or may not add a bonus. Prefer the ones with humor every gebre is going noir including foodie cozy going into cocktails or fat free