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House hunting. The knife. The hair. Shopping. The boyfriend. Passion. Morning. Naked — Heat. The buck. Yarrow. Sundays in summer. Leila Lee. The swimmers. Getting to know all about you. Capital punishment. Hostage. Craps. Death Valley. White trash — Twins. The crying baby. Why don't you come live with me it's time. Ladies and gentlemen. Family.

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nessnix, September 14, 2007 (view all comments by nessnix)
Joyce Carol Oates is a consummate writer- she's a writer's writer. She always seems to get it right whether she’s working her magic on a novel or keeping it concisely beautiful with her short stories. Heat and Other Stories contains some of best short works I have read.

It is tough enough to write a novel (wherein you have 300-500 pages or frighteningly- sometimes more) and develop interesting plot, consistent and compelling theme(s), distinct voice, well-laid structure and characters who have depth and quirks beyond that of flat cardboard cut-outs but to be able to do all that as masterfully as Oates does in this compendium is truly artful. Hauntingly sparse, subtle and tragically human, the stories in this collection will be bouncing around in your head for days or weeks afterwards until they settle into the corners of your mind for you to stumble upon these treasures and are once again reminded of Oates far-reaching insight and talent.

I highly recommend this collection for any serious reader or writer.

Vanessa Nix
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780525933304
Subtitle:
And Other Stories
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Publisher:
Dutton Adult
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States Social life and customs 20th century Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Series Volume:
9289
Publication Date:
19910801
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
20.00 x 20.00 x 20.00 in 1.65 lb

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