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The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age / Joyce Carol Oates.

Book Book ([2015])
Description: xiii, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
10 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
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  • ISBN: 0062408674
  • ISBN: 9780062408679
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: We begin -- Mommy & me -- Happy chicken : 1942-1944 -- Discovering Alice : 1947 -- District School #7, Niagara County, New York -- Piper Cub -- After Black Rock -- Sunday drive -- Fred's signs -- "They all just went away" -- "Where had God gone" -- Headlights : the first death -- "The brush" -- An unsolved mystery : the lost friend -- "Start your own business!" -- The lost sister : an elegy -- Nighthawk : recollections of a lost time -- Detroit : lost city 1962-1968 -- Story into film : "Where are you going, where have you been?" and Smooth Talk -- Photo shoot : West Eleventh Street, NYC, March 6, 1970 -- Food mysteries -- Facts, visions, mysteries : my father Frederic Oates, November 1988 -- A letter to my mother Carolina on her seventy-eighth birthday, November 8, 1994 -- "When I was a little girl and my mother didn't want me" -- Excerpt, telephone conversation with my father Frederic Oates, May 1999 -- The long romance -- My mother's quilts.
Summary: Oates' chronicle of her hardscrabble childhood in rural western New York State describes the family members, first friendships, and early experiences with death that shaped her literary career.
Citation: Oates, Joyce Carol. "The lost landscape : a writer's coming of age." New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
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