Joyce Carol Oates
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Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates is the author of more than 70 books, including novels, short story collections, poetry volumes, plays, essays, and criticism, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde. Among her many honors are the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and the National Book Award. Oates is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

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    • Stories

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    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Hazards of Time Travel

    • A Novel
    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
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    A recklessly idealistic girl dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled (future) world and is punished by being sent back in time to a region of North America - “Wainscotia, Wisconsin” - that existed 80 years before....

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    • By BBBonilla on 12-07-18

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    • We Were the Mulvaneys

    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Scott Shina
    • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
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    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Performance Reservations

    • By amazon customer on 11-30-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Blonde

    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Jayne Atkinson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
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    She was an all-American girl who became a legend of unparalleled stature....

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    • By Tia on 06-10-15

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    • A Widow's Story

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    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Ellen Parker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
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    In a work unlike anything she's written before, Joyce Carol Oates unveils a poignant, intimate memoir about the unexpected death of her husband and the aftermath....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Pamela Harvey on 02-18-11

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    • Jack of Spades

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    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Performance
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    • Story
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    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Celtic Snake on 09-11-15

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    • Miao Dao

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    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
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    • By B. on 10-22-18

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    • Tails of Wonder and Imagination

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    • Length: 25 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98

    From legendary editor Ellen Datlow, Tails of Wonder collects the best of the last thirty years of science fiction and fantasy stories about cats from an all-star list of contributors....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By David Groveman on 02-03-16

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    • Big Mouth & Ugly Girl

    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

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    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Prose that grabs you

    • By Paris Granville on 11-03-05

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Beautiful Days

    • Stories
    • By: Joyce Carol Oates
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert, Stephen Graybill, Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The diverse stories of Beautiful Days explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor editing

    • By Needles on 11-18-18

    Regular price: $34.22

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