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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart by Joyce Carol Oates - Hardcover - April 1990 - from Firefly Bookstore LLC (SKU: 233186)

Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart

Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart by Joyce Carol Oates - Hardcover - April 1990 - from Firefly Bookstore LLC (SKU: 233186)
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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart

by Joyce Carol Oates

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  • hardcover
Condition
Used Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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Dutton Adult, April 1990. Hardcover . Used Very Good/Very Good. This is a marked Book Club or BOMC edition. We carry new and used books in our storefront. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item.

Synopsis

Joyce Carol Oates adds to her extraordinary body of work with this stunning novel of violence and love. At the heart of the story are two people, Iris Courtney, who is white, and handsome Jinx Fairchild, the black basketball player who, in protecting Iris, kills a white man. Iris is the only witness to the crime. The two of them are growing up in the early 1950s in a New York industrial town where racial boundaries keep people apart—or bring them together in explosive scenes of fear or desire. The secret link between Iris and Jinx is not only their attraction to each other, but a murder … and a bond of passion and guilt is formed between them. How this one irrevocable, tragic act shapes their lives and alters their destinies becomes Joyce Carol Oates’ finest, emotion-packed novel—a work the critics are calling a masterpiece, the best work of America’s best writer of contemporary realism.

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Seller
Firefly Bookstore LLC US (US)
Seller Inventory #
233186
Title
Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart
Author
Joyce Carol Oates
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
Dutton Adult
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
April 1990
Pages
405
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction/General;

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About Firefly Bookstore LLC

Located in downtown Kutztown, we are an independently-owned and operated New and Used bookstore. Started in 2012 by two book aficionados, Firefly Bookstore strives to provide the best in diverse products and customer services. In addition to books on almost any subject, Firefly carries a large range of products including cards, bookmarks, audio books, and family tree charts. We carry over 60,000 items in 3000 sq/ft of space.Additionally, we have a large tabletop game selection, including board games, dice and card games, and Role-Playing titles. We have a wide selection of puzzles from Pomegranate and others. We have in stock new, each year, a large collection of current year Calendars with 100s of titles and styles to choose from, always discounted.We buy and trade books and games whenever the store is open, and we are looking for material for every section. Store credit can be used on new and used material. We are interested in large purchases, such as collections and estate sales. We are particularly looking for gaming books, metaphysics, history, cooking, science, Pennsylvania history and children's books.For current news and announcements, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fireflybookstore.We carry new and used books in our storefront. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this itemStore hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

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