Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.

A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

On Sale: 06/09/2020

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.

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Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.

A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

On Sale: 06/09/2020

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About the Book

The bonds of family are tested in the wake of a profound tragedy, providing a look at the darker side of our society by one of our most enduringly popular and important writers


Night Sleep Death The Stars is a gripping 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, Joyce Carol Oates’s latest novel is a vivid exploration of race, psychological trauma, class warfare, grief, and eventual healing, as well as an intimate family novel in the tradition of the author’s bestselling We Were the Mulvaneys.

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Critical Praise

“Timely, monumental. . . . Yet another piercing examination of American culture by the writer this reviewer considers our country's greatest living novelist. . . . It is brilliant. How blessed we are to have her as a novelist in our chaotic, confusing times. Night is spot on for these times of racial divide, as well as in portraying the fractious family dynamic that many of us know all too well. . . . Night deserves the top spot on your quarantine nightstand. Here's a fervent salute to Oates, our finest American novelist, for this one.” - Star Tribune

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062797582
  • ISBN 10: 0062797581
  • Imprint: Ecco
  • On Sale: 06/09/2020
  • Pages: 800
  • List Price:43.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Family Life
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Psychological

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