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Marya - Joyce Carol Oates
Marya
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Successful author and famous intellectual Marya Knauer did not always occupy such a secure and comfortable position in life. Her memories of her childhood in Innisfail, New York are by turns romantic and traumatic. The early violent death of her father and abandonment by her mother have left her... show more
Successful author and famous intellectual Marya Knauer did not always occupy such a secure and comfortable position in life. Her memories of her childhood in Innisfail, New York are by turns romantic and traumatic. The early violent death of her father and abandonment by her mother have left her with a permanent sense of dislocation and loss. After decades apart, Marya becomes determined to find the mother who gave her away. In searching for her past, Marya changes her present life more than she could ever have imagined. Vividly evoking the natural beauty of rural upstate New York, and the complex emotions of a woman artist, Marya: A Life is one of Joyce Carol Oates's most deeply personal and fully-realized novels.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452280205 (0452280206)
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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0.0 Marya: A Life
I've removed my rating for this book after Joyce Carol Oates wondered on Twitter if the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo committed "hate crimes." This is so deeply offensive as well as ... yes, hateful, that I'm unable to consider her writing apart from her statements.
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