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  • Five Short Stories by Women | Joyce Carol Oates,Amy Hempel,Rebecca Lee,Nadine Gordimer,Sandra Cisneros

    Five Short Stories by Women

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Hempel, Rebecca Lee, and others
    • Narrated By Emily Bergl, Lynn Collins, Sarah Drew, and others
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    L.A. Theatre Works presents Five Short Stories by Women, a quintet of tales from some of America’s most distinguished female authors.

  • A Book of American Martyrs: A Novel | Joyce Carol Oates

    A Book of American Martyrs: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Neil Hellegers, Tavia Gilbert, Kirsten Potter
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    In this striking, enormously affecting novel, Joyce Carol Oates tells the story of two very different yet intimately linked American families. Luther Dunphy is an ardent Evangelical who envisions himself as acting out God's will when he assassinates an abortion provider in his small Ohio town while Augustus Voorhees, the idealistic doctor who is killed, leaves behind a wife and children scarred and embittered by grief.

  • Black Water | Joyce Carol Oates

    Black Water

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Amanda Plummer
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    On Grayling Island, off the coast of Maine, Kelly Kelleher meets the Senator at a Fourth of July beach party. He is old enough to be her father; she is young enough to find his attention flattering. And with an optimism born of inexperience, she believes she can take care of herself. As evening approaches, the two move unaware toward a shattering appointment with destiny. When the Senator offers Kelly a ride to the ferry, it is not love but death that awaits her.

  • Tails of Wonder and Imagination | Stephen King,Neil Gaiman,George R. R. Martin,Joyce Carol Oates,Susanna Clarke,Lawrence Block,Tanith Lee

    Tails of Wonder and Imagination

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, George R. R. Martin, and others
    • Narrated By Teresa DeBerry, Jeremy Arthur, Cynthia Barrett
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    What is it about the cat that captivates the creative imagination? No other creature has inspired so many authors to take pen to page. Mystery, horror, science fiction, and fantasy stories have all been written about cats.

  • Big Mouth & Ugly Girl | Joyce Carol Oates

    Big Mouth & Ugly Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe
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    Matt Donaghy has always been a Big Mouth. But it's never gotten him in trouble, until the day Matt is accused of threatening to blow up Rocky River High School.

    Ursula Riggs has always been an Ugly Girl. A loner with fierce, staring eyes, Ursula has no time for petty high school stuff like friends and dating, or at least that's what she tells herself. Ursula is content with minding her own business. And she doesn't even really know Matt Donaghy.

  • Blonde | Joyce Carol Oates

    Blonde

    • ABRIDGED (8 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Jayne Atkinson
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    She was an all-American girl who became a legend of unparalleled stature. She inspired the adoration of millions, and her life has beguiled generations of fans and fellow artists. The story of Norma Jeane Baker, better known by her studio name, Marilyn Monroe, has been dissected for more than three decades, but never has it been captured in a narrative as breathtaking and transforming as Blonde.

  • Black Water | John Duffy,Joyce Carol Oates

    Black Water

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 33 mins)
    • By John Duffy, Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Karen Burlingame, Patrick Mason
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    Based on National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates' novella about the Chappaquiddick scandal, this tragic and beautiful new opera enthralls as a handsome Senator uses power to enchant, seduce, and carelessly destroy.

  • The Accursed | Joyce Carol Oates

    The Accursed

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    Princeton, New Jersey, at the turn of the 20th century: a tranquil place to raise a family, a genteel town for genteel souls. But something dark and dangerous lurks at the edges of the town, corrupting and infecting its residents. Vampires and ghosts haunt the dreams of the innocent. A powerful curse besets the elite families of Princeton; their daughters begin disappearing. A young bride on the verge of the altar is seduced and abducted by a dangerously compelling man - a shape-shifting, vaguely European prince who might just be the devil.

  • We Were the Mulvaneys | Joyce Carol Oates

    We Were the Mulvaneys

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Scott Shina
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    Judd is the youngest of the four Mulvaney children - three boys and a girl - on their parents’ lush farm in upstate New York. In his childhood, Judd is swept along by the sheer energy of the Mulvaneys and their wealth of beloved family stories. But now, 30 years old, Judd looks back through his memories to tell the secrets that eventually ripped apart the fabric of his storybook family.

  • Lethal Kisses | Ellen Datlow - editor,Ruth Rendell,Joyce Carol Oates,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith

    Lethal Kisses

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Ellen Datlow - editor, Ruth Rendell, Joyce Carol Oates, and others
    • Narrated By Raquel Harris
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    Revenge is one of the great themes in literature, from Shakespeare to Poe. This collection contains 18 original stories commissioned for this volume plus a reprint of a classic Ruth Rendell mystery.

  • Carthage: A Novel | Joyce Carol Oates

    Carthage: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Susan Ericksen, David Colacci
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    Zeno Mayfield's daughter has disappeared into the night, gone missing in the wilds of the Adirondacks. But when the community of Carthage joins a father's frantic search for the girl, they discover the unlikeliest of suspects…a decorated Iraq War veteran with close ties to the Mayfield family. As grisly evidence mounts against the troubled war hero, the family must wrestle with the possibility of having lost a daughter forever. Carthage plunges us deep into the psyche of a wounded young corporal haunted by unspeakable acts of wartime aggression, while unraveling the story of a disaffected young girl whose exile from her family may have come long before her disappearance.

  • The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares: Novellas and Stories of Unspeakable Dread | Joyce Carol Oates

    The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares: Novellas and Stories of Unspeakable Dread

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Adam Verner, Christine Williams
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    An incomparable master storyteller in all forms, in The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares Joyce Carol Oates spins six imaginative tales of suspense. The Corn Maiden is the gut-wrenching story of Marissa, a beautiful and sweet, but somewhat slow, eleven-year-old girl with hair the color of corn silk. Her single mother comes home one night to find her missing and panics, frantically knocking on the doors of her neighbors.

  • Selected Shorts: American Classics | Amy Tan,Donald Barthelme,Eudora Welty,Edgar Allan Poe,Joyce Carol Oates,John Sayles,Alice Walker

    Selected Shorts: American Classics

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Amy Tan, Donald Barthelme, Eudora Welty, and others
    • Narrated By Freda Foh Shen, David Strathairn, Stockard Channing, and others
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    A compilation of classic tales by great American writers performed by terrific actors, with a lineup including Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Award winners, and PEN Award winners.

  • Lovely, Dark, Deep | Joyce Carol Oates

    Lovely, Dark, Deep

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Jason Culp, Maggi-Meg Reed
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    From the legendary literary master, winner of the National Book Award and New York Times best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates, a collection of ten spellbinding stories that maps the eerie darkness within us all. Insightful, disturbing, and mesmerizing in their lyrical precision, the stories in Lovely, Dark, Deep display Joyce Carol Oates's astonishing ability to make visceral the fear, hurt, and uncertainty that lurks at the edges of ordinary lives.

  • Sourland: Stories of Loss, Grief, and Forgetting | Joyce Carol Oates

    Sourland: Stories of Loss, Grief, and Forgetting

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Coleen Marlo
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    A gripping and moving new collection of stories that reimagines the meaning of loss - through often unexpected and violent means. Joyce Carol Oates is not only one of our most important novelists and literary critics, she is also an unparalleled master of the short story. Sourland - 16 previously uncollected stories that explore how the power of violence, loss, and grief shape both the psyche and the soul - shows us an author working at the height of her powers.

  • A Widow's Story: A Memoir | Joyce Carol Oates

    A Widow's Story: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Ellen Parker
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    In a work unlike anything she's written before, National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates unveils a poignant, intimate memoir about the unexpected death of her husband of 46 years and its wrenching, surprising aftermath.

  • The Falls | Joyce Carol Oates

    The Falls

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
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    A man climbs over the railings and plunges into Niagara Falls. A newlywed, he has left behind his wife, Ariah Erskine, in the honeymoon suite the morning after their wedding. "The Widow Bride of The Falls", as Ariah comes to be known, begins a relentless, seven-day vigil in the mist, waiting for his body to be found.

  • The Virgin in the Rose Bower: The Mysteries of Winterthurn, Part One | Joyce Carol Oates

    The Virgin in the Rose Bower: The Mysteries of Winterthurn, Part One

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By John McDonough
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    In this first part of her Gothic mystery trillogy, best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates introduces Xavier Kilgarvan, a romantic hero and amateur detective. He must discover who has murdered an innocent babe while it slept in his mother’s arms. This turn-of-the-century tale of monstrous deeds and heart-stopping suspense will leave you eagerly looking for the next Kilgarvan case.

  • We Were the Mulvaneys | Joyce Carol Oates

    We Were the Mulvaneys

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By J. Todd Adams
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    The Mulvaneys are blessed by all that makes life sweet: a hardworking father, a loving mother, three fine sons, and a bright, pretty daughter. But an incident occurs on Valentine's Day, 1976 - hushed up in the rural town of Mt. Ephraim, New York and never spoken of in the Mulvaney home - that rends the fabric of their family life.

  • The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age | Joyce Carol Oates

    The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
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    The Lost Landscape is Joyce Carol Oates' vivid chronicle of her hardscrabble childhood in rural Western New York State. From memories of her relatives to those of a charming bond with a special red hen on her family farm, from her first friendships to her earliest experiences with death, The Lost Landscape is a powerful evocation of the romance of childhood and its indelible influence on the woman and the writer she would become.

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