High Lonesome: New & Selected Stories, 1966-2006

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No other writer can match the impressive oeuvre of Joyce Carol Oates. High Lonesome: New and Selected Stories 1966-2006 gathers short fiction from the acclaimed author's seminal collections and includes eleven new tales that further demonstrate the breathtaking artistry and striking originality of an incomparable talent who "has imbued the American short story with an edgy vitality and raw social surfaces" (Chicago Tribune).

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"Illustrious author Joyce Carol Oates is back with a seminal collection spanning five decades...This anthology is a must-read."--Harper's Bazaar

"This big, lavish collection will do for Oates what similar volumes did for Katherine Anne Porter and John Cheever."--Houston Chronicle

"This collection of stories that Oates feels are her best is as significant as it is breathtaking."--Booklist

"Oates is just a fearless writer...[with] her brave heart and her impossibly lush and dead-on imaginative powers."--Los Angeles Times

Oates is just a fearless writer...[with] her brave heart and her impossibly lush and dead-on imaginative powers. --Los Angeles Times"

This big, lavish collection will do for Oates what similar volumes did for Katherine Anne Porter and John Cheever. --Houston Chronicle"

This collection of stories that Oates feels are her best is as significant as it is breathtaking. --Booklist"

Illustrious author Joyce Carol Oates is back with a seminal collection spanning five decades...This anthology is a must-read. --Harper's Bazaar"

About the Author:

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She 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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