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Sourland : stories / Joyce Carol Oates.

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  • ISBN: 9780061996528 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0061996521 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 373 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco ;

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Formatted Contents Note: Pumpkin-head -- The Story of the stabbing -- Babysitter -- Bonobo momma -- Bitch -- Amputee -- The Beating -- Bounty hunter -- The Barter -- Honor code -- Probate -- Donor organs -- Death certificate -- Uranus -- Lost daddy -- Sourland.
Summary, etc.: Sixteen short stories explore violence, loss, and grief with tales about a librarian amputee who attracts a married man and a young girl in love with her incarcerated cousin.
Subject: Short stories.