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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart by  Joyce Carol Oates - Hardcover - 1990 - from Becker's Books (SKU: 100909)

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 - 1990 - from Becker's Books (SKU: 100909)
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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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Dutton Adult. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1990. Hardcover. 0525248609 . Some tears to DJ; 8.90 X 5.70 X 1.20 inches; 405 pages .

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
Becker's Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
100909
Title
Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart
Author
Oates, Joyce Carol
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
Dutton Adult
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1990
Keywords
0525248609, Fic

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About Becker's Books

Tucked away in a sleepy neighborhood just outside the Loop on the West side of Houston, Becker's Books is one of Houston's largest bookstores by inventory, although you wouldn't know it when you pull up. After walking around however, you'll find what you didn't even know you were looking for. May customers leave hours later, smiling in spite of themselves with an armful of books, giving credence to what any J.R.R. Tolkien fans know to be true "not all who wander are lost."

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