Night. Sleep. Death. The stars : a novel
—Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Book
2019
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The bonds of family are tested in the wake of a profound tragedy, providing a look at the darker side of our society by one of our most enduringly popular and important writers. A gripping examination of contemporary America through the prism of a family tragedy: when a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children reacts in startling and unexpected ways, and his grieving widow in the most surprising way of all. Stark and penetrating, Joyce Carol Oates's latest novel is a vivid exploration of race, psychological trauma, class warfare, grief, and eventual healing, as well as an intimate family novel in the tradition of the author's bestselling We Were the Mulvaneys.

Item Details
Subjects:
Adult children -- Fiction.
Fathers -- Death -- Fiction.
Grief -- Fiction.
Husbands -- Death -- Fiction.
Rich people -- Fiction.
Widows -- Fiction.
Genre:
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
ISBN:
9780062797582
0062797581
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
787 pages ; 24 cm
Other Title:
Night, sleep, death, the stars
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