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Ecco
384 pages
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<p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">“</span></strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">Oates is a fearless writer.” <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">—<em>Los Angeles Times</em><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'"><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">“Oates is a master of the dark tale—stories of the hunted and the hunter, of violence, trauma, and deep psychic wounds.”<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">—<em>Booklist </em>(starred review)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'"><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><em><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">Sourland </span></em><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman','serif'">is a gripping, haunting, and intensely moving collection of short stories by Joyce Carol Oates, one of America’s preeminent authors. Unforgettable tales that re-imagine the meaning of loss—often through violent means—<em>Sourland </em>is yet another extraordinary read from the literary icon who has previously brought us <em>The Gravedigger’s Daughter, Blonde, We Were the Mulvaneys, </em>and numerous other classic works of contemporary fiction.<o:p></o:p></span></p>