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Read online We Were the Mulvaneys.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC We Were the Mulvaneys The Mulvaneys of High Point Farm in Mt Ephraim New York are a large and fortunate clan blessed with good looks abundant charisma and boundless promise But over the twenty five year span of this ambitious novel the Mulvaneys will slide almost imperceptibly at first from the pinnacle of happiness transformed by the vagaries of fate into a scattered collection of lost and lonely souls It is the youngest son Judd now an adult who attempts to piece together the fragments of the Mulvaneys former glory seeking to uncover and understand the secret violation that occasioned the family s tragic downfall Each of the Mulvaneys endures some form of exile physical or spiritual but in the end they find a way to bridge the chasms that have opened up among them reuniting in the spirit of love and healing by Joyce Carol Oates

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We Were the Mulvaneys
Title:We Were the Mulvaneys
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ISBN:0452282829
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Number of Pages:454
Category:Fiction, Contemporary, Literary fiction
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The Falls, We Were the Mulvaneys, The Gravedigger's Daughter, Black Water, Big Mouth and Ugly Girl, The Accursed, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories, Zombie, Blonde, Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang
This eerie tale of psychological horror sees the real inhabitants of turn of the century Princeton fall under the influence of a supernatural power New Jersey soon to be commander in chief Woodrow Wilson is president of Princeton University On a nearby farm Socialist author Upton Sinclair enjoying the success of his novel i The Jungle i has taken up residence with his family This is a quiet bookish community elite intellectual and indisputably privileged But when a savage lynching in a nearby town is hushed up a horrifying chain of events is initiated until it becomes apparent that the families of Princeton have been beset by a powerful curse The Devil has come to this little town and not a soul will be spared The Accursed marks new territory for the masterful Joyce Carol Oates narrated with her unmistakable psychological insight it combines beautifully transporting historical detail with chilling fantastical elements to stunning effect, In the Schwarts an immigrant family desperate to escape Nazi Germany settle in a small town in upstate New York where the father a former high school teacher is demeaned by the only job he can get gravedigger and cemetery caretaker After local prejudice and the family s own emotional frailty result in unspeakable tragedy the gravedigger s daughter Rebecca begins her astonishing pilgrimage into America an odyssey of erotic risk and imaginative daring ingenious self invention and in the end a bittersweet but very American triumph You are born here they will not hurt you so the gravedigger has predicted for his daughter which will turn out to be true br br In i The Gravedigger s Daughter i Oates has created a masterpiece of domestic yet mythic realism at once emotionally engaging and intellectually provocative an intimately observed testimony to the resilience of the individual to set beside such predecessors as i The Falls i i Blonde i and i We Were the Mulvaneys i, No description available, In her most ambitious work to date Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner poetic and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker the child the woman the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe In a voice startlingly intimate and rich Norma Jeane tells her own story of an emblematic American artist intensely conflicted and driven who had lost her way A powerful portrait of Hollywood s myth and an extraordinary woman s heartbreaking reality Blonde is a sweeping epic that pays tribute to the elusive magic and devastation behind the creation of the great twentieth century American star