Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press [1969]
Characteristics: 508 p. 22 cm.


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Dec 15, 2014
  • patienceandfortitude rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I found the characters in the book to be unbelievable and it annoyed me that they were presented without a shred of compassion or heart from Oates. The only part of the book I found authentic was the letter that Maureen writes to Oates telling her how completely unsympathetic she is. Sadly, I agree.

Apr 12, 2011
  • GrumpyDave rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

1970 National Book Award - Fiction


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