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BECAUSE IT IS BITTER, AND BECAUSE IT IS MY HEART by  Joyce Carol Oates - First Edition - 1990 - from Folded Corner Books (SKU: 021988)

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 Folded Corner Books (SKU: 021988)
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BECAUSE IT IS BITTER, AND BECAUSE IT IS MY HEART

by Oates, Joyce Carol

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
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New York: E P Dutton, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good-Near Fine. Type: Book 1990/First Edition/Mylar Sleeve/405 Pages.This story takes place in a small town in upstate New York before the surge of the Civil Rights movement when racial prejudice seemed inflexible and habitual. Blue covers with red spine and gilt lettering. The book is in excellent readable condition. There are No Marks, No Underlining, and No Writing in the text.

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
Folded Corner Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
021988
Title
BECAUSE IT IS BITTER, AND BECAUSE IT IS MY HEART
Author
Oates, Joyce Carol
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good-Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525248609
ISBN 13
9780525248606
Publisher
E P Dutton
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1990
Keywords
AMERICAN FICTION FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR

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