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Ecco
336 pages
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<p class=MsoNormal style="BACKGROUND: white; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">“[Oates] has once again held a haunting mirror up to America, revealing who we are.”<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="BACKGROUND: white; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">—<em>Boston Globe<o:p></o:p></em></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="BACKGROUND: white; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><em><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'"><o:p> </o:p></span></em></p><p class=MsoNormal style="BACKGROUND: white; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">The inimitable Joyce Carol Oates returns with <em>Dear Husband</em>—a </span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">gripping and moving story collection that powerfully re-imagines the meaning of family in America, often through violent means. Oates, a former recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction—as well as the National Book Award, Prix Femina, and numerous other literary honors—dazzles and disturbs with an outstanding compilation the <em>Washington Post </em>calls, “Savage, poetic and ruthless...among the best things she’s ever done.” <em>Dear Husband </em>is another triumph for the author of <em>The Gravedigger’s Daughter, We Were the Mulvaneys, </em>and<em> Blonde</em>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>