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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart by  Joyce Carol Oates - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1990 - from Granada Bookstore  (Member IOBA) (SKU: 017765)

Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart

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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
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ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1990. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition (Stated First Printing With The One Present In The Number Line). No Ownership Marks Or Writing. The Jacket Has Light Edge Wear With A Few Short Tears At The Top. Crease To The Upper Back Corner. Small Faint Sticker Ghost On The Front.

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
Granada Bookstore (Member IOBA) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017765
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
Good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
E P Dutton
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Date published
1990
Pages
405
Keywords
African American Families - Fiction; African Americans - Fiction; New York (State) - Fiction; Race Relations - Fiction. Literary
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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