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Expensive People

Joyce Carol Oates

Expensive People

by Joyce Carol Oates

  • 352 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7565271M
ISBN 100449200124
ISBN 109780449200124
OCLC/WorldCa631104786

Joyce Carol Oates (born J ) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in and has since published 58 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and : J (age 81), Lockport, New York, U.S. Christie's sold the last complete one for $ million in and a partial copy (the Old Testament) sold for $5,, in , which at the time was the most expensive printed book ever sold.

Expensive People | Joyce Carol Oates's Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans. In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America's affluent : Modern Library. EXPENSIVE PEOPLE “You cannot put this novel away after you have opened it. This is that kind of book—hypnotic, fascinating, and electrifying.” —The Detroit News “The question is no longer whether Miss Oates is a very good writer—she is, indeed—but just how far and high she can thrust the trajectory of brilliant accomplishment..

A list of all of Joyce Carol Oates' books, and how others view them:) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. n her new novel, "Expensive People," Joyce Carol Oates has made a very large demand upon her literary imagination and her talent. She has asked herself to become a pound year-old boy- genius sitting alone in a shabby rented room composing a memoir about how he assassinated one of his parents seven years before.


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Expensive People is the second novel in the Wonderland Quartet. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(34). Oates's third novel, originally published inis the riveting story of a child murderer told by the killer himself.

Nominated for a National Book Award, Expensive People is a stunning combination of social satire and gothic horror/5. And then there's "Expensive People," Oates's third book, second in the "Wonderland Quartet," which is relevant to the description above only insofar as there is quite a lot of reverse peristalsis in the story, but don't worry it serves a multitude of purposes/5(30).

A National Book Award finalist, Expensive People is a stunning combination of social satire and gothic horror. “You cannot put this novel away after you have opened it,” said The Detroit News. “This is that kind of book–hypnotic, fascinating, and electrifying.” Expensive People is the second novel in the Wonderland Quartet.

Expensive People is the second novel in the Wonderland Quartet. The books that complete this acclaimed series, A Garden of Earthly Delights, them, and Wonderland, are also available from the Modern Library/5(10).

Expensive People is the second novel in the Wonderland Quartet. In 'Expensive People', Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Set in the late s, this first-person confession is narrated by Richard Everett, a precocious and obese boy who sees himself as a minor character in the alarming drama unfolding around him.

Fascinated by yet alienated from his attractive, self-absorbed parents and /5(8). Buy a cheap copy of Expensive People book by Joyce Carol Oates. Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans.

In Expensive Free shipping over $/5(5). A National Book Award finalist, Expensive People is a stunning combination of social satire and gothic horror. “You cannot put this novel away after you have opened it,” said The Detroit News. “This is that kind of book–hypnotic, fascinating, and electrifying.” Expensive People /5(8).

Expensive People is the second novel in the Wonderland Quartet. The books that complete this acclaimed series, A Garden of Earthly Delights, them, and Wonderland, are also available from the Modern Library/5(11). About the Book Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans.

In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Most expensive sales from January to March, AbeBooks' list of the most expensive sales in January, February and March includes a massive book, Alice, Bond and more. With last year's A Garden of Earthly Delights, Miss Oates established herself as a writer of stature, and this terrifying novel, while falling back on some too easy shock values, is exemplary in commitment and technique.

Again as in The Shuddering Fall () and some of her short stories, she searches for the core of power and violence beneath appearances. Richard Everett, a pound. Expensive people. [Joyce Carol Oates] -- The narrator of this novel is Richard Everett, a pound year-old boy-genius sitting alone in a shabby rented room composing a memoir about how he assassinated his mother seven years before.

The first book to achieve a sale price of greater than $1 million was a copy of the Gutenberg Bible which sold for $ million in The book that has sold most copies over a $1 million is John James Audubon 's The Birds of America (–), which is represented by eight different copies in this list.

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Get this from a library. Expensive people. [Joyce Carol Oates] -- Story of a child murderer, told by the killer himself. The son of a successful businessman and his frustrated wife, he turns to murder in a desperate attempt at freedom.

- Cover, p. A National Book Award finalist, Expensive People is a stunning combination of social satire and gothic horror. “You cannot put this novel away after you have opened it,” said The Detroit News. “This is that kind of book–hypnotic, fascinating, and electrifying.” Expensive People 4/5(10).

Summary: Joyce Carol Oates's Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans.

In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America's affluent suburbs. About the Book. Joyce Carol Oates’s Wonderland Quartet comprises four remarkable novels that explore social class in America and the inner lives of young Americans.

In Expensive People, Oates takes a provocative and suspenseful look at the roiling secrets of America’s affluent suburbs. Set in the late s, this first-person confession is Pages:.

"Expensive People" opens with an irresistible hook--it's told in first-person narrative by a young man who says he is a child killer. No, not someone who kills children someone who, as a child, committed murder. If you don't want to read on after that, you're lacking any natural human curiosity/5(29).8 quotes from Expensive People (Wonderland Quartet, #2): ‘Was it confusing because it was artistic, or artistic because it was confusing?’ Rate this book.

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