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Because it is Bitter, and Because it is My Heart by  Joyce Carol Oates - Hardcover - Book Club (BCE/BOMC)  - 1990 - from Persephone's Books (SKU: 042209)

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 - Book Club (BCE/BOMC)  - 1990 - from Persephone's Books (SKU: 042209)
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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/No Jacket
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1990. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 405 pp. The lower fore-corner if the front cover is very slightly bumped. The binding is tight and the text is clean.

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
Persephone's Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
042209
Title
Because it is Bitter, and Because it is My Heart
Author
Oates, Joyce Carol
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
E. P. Dutton
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1990
Keywords
Fiction
Product_type
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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