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A Bloodsmoor Romance
Despite its title, Joyce Carol Oates' novel is not a romance. Rather, it is a family history. The wealthy Zinn family has four natural daughters: Cons...
Gillian is a senior at a small New England collge. She is infatuated with her professor, Andre Harrow, and even though she knows that he has a history...
Big Mouth and Ugly Girl
Matt Donaghy is "Big Mouth." A high school junior, he makes jesting remarks to friends in the cafeteria about blowing up the school and killing a mil...
Black Girl White Girl
At the age of eighteen, Minette Swift, an African American student from D.C. heads to Schuyler College in Pennsylvania. At the age of nineteen Minette...
One Fourth of July, Kelly Keheller, a recent college graduate, is invited to a barbacue where she meets a senator whom she has always admired. The se...
This is a fictionalized version of the life of Marilyn Monroe as imagined by Joyce Carol Oates, America's premier woman of letters. It follows Monroe...
Do With Me What You Will
Elena Howe has been manipulated all her life. Her mother married her off to an older man. She meets a younger man that awakens her sexually, and als...
Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang
In a small town in upstate New York, during the 1950's a group of teenage girls realize that the odds in life are stacked against them. They come from...
This novel is the story of a working class detroit family. More specifically, it is the story of Maureen Wendell and her borther, Jules. As the book b...
We Were The Mulvaneys
The Mulvaneys have what appear to be a perfect life--four happy and out-going children, all successful in their own ways, growing up together on their...
What I Lived For
Jerome "Corcky" Corchorn is a sucessful businessman and low level politician in his home town, Union City, New York. On the outside he has everything ...
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