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Because it is Bitter and Because it is My Heart by  Joyce Carol Oates - First Edition - 1990 - from MAB Books (SKU: 293592)

Because it is Bitter and Because it is My Heart

Because it is Bitter and Because it is My Heart by  Joyce Carol Oates - First Edition - 1990 - from MAB Books (SKU: 293592)
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Because it is Bitter and Because it is My Heart

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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New York: Dutton Books. Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardback. 0525248609 .

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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Bookseller
MAB Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
293592
Title
Because it is Bitter and Because it is My Heart
Author
Oates, Joyce Carol
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
Dutton Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1990
Keywords
0525248609, Fiction

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