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Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart by Joyce Carol Oates - Signed First Edition - 1990 - from Bren-Books.com and Biblio.com

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Because It Is Bitter and Because It Is My Heart

by Joyce Carol Oates

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton, 1990. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition. 1990 Dutton FIRST Edition **SIGNED & INSCRIBED** on the ffep. A NF/VG copy with only a remainder slash on the bottom page ends. the unclipped DJ has very minor wear at the corners, edges and spine ends. **BONUS**.




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