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Joyce Carol Oates


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in Lockport, New York, The United States
June 16, 1938

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Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She is also the recipient of the 2005 Prix Femina for The Falls. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, and she has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. Pseudonyms ... Rosamond Smith and Lauren Kelly.
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The Falls

3.59 avg rating — 10,179 ratings — published 2004 — 58 editions
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The Gravedigger's Daughter

3.56 avg rating — 10,007 ratings — published 2007 — 60 editions
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Zombie

3.34 avg rating — 8,921 ratings — published 1995 — 35 editions
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Foxfire: Confessions of a G...

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Black Water

3.54 avg rating — 7,274 ratings — published 1992 — 43 editions
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The Accursed

3.21 avg rating — 5,761 ratings — published 2013 — 31 editions
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Rape: A Love Story

3.59 avg rating — 4,892 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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“I never change, I simply become more myself.”
Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice

“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.”
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