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ISBN-10: 0062234358

ISBN-13: 9780062234353

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joyce Carol Oates

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"Joyce Carol Oates has written what may be the world’s finest postmodern Gothic novel: E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime set in Dracula’s castle. It’s dense, challenging, problematic, horrifying, funny, prolix and full of crazy people. You should read it." —STEPHEN KING, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW (Cover Review)Princeton, New Jersey at the turn of the 20th century: a tranquil place to raise a family, a genteel town for genteel souls. But something dark and dangerous lurks at the edges of the town, corrupting and infecting its residents. Vampires and ghosts haunt the dreams of the innocent. A powerful curse besets the elite families of Princeton—their daughters begin disappearing. A young bride on the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Joyce Carol Oates was born in 1938 in Upstate, New York. She attended Syracuse University and graduated as Valedictorian. She then attended University of Wisconsin where she earned an M. A. By the time she was 47 years old, she had published at least that many separate books, including 16 full-length novels and more than a dozen collections of short stories. Some of her works were done under the pseudonym Rosamund Smith. She has also written numerous poems collected in several volumes, at least three plays, many critical essays, and articles and reviews on various subjects while fulfilling her obligations as a professor of English at the University of Windsor, where with her husband Raymond…