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Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars. : a novel / Joyce Carol Oates.

By: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : ECCO, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020] ©2019Edition: First editionDescription: 787 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9780062797582; 0062797581Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Fathers -- Death -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Death -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Psychic trauma -- Fiction | Social classes -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction.DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: This novel provides an 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, it's an exploration of psychological trauma, class warfare, grief, and eventual healing.
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This novel provides an 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, it's an exploration of psychological trauma, class warfare, grief, and eventual healing.

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