Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
American author, editor and professor at Princeton University. Writer of both Gothic-influenced mainstream works and mystery novels, some under the pen names of Rosamond Smith and Lauren Kelly. Married to editor Raymond J. Smith.
The saga of runaway Loretta Bottsford and the struggles of herself and her chidren to find their place in the world. Noted for its depiction of working class urban life.
Winner of the National Book Award in 1970.
The third novel in the author's "Wonderland Quartet," preceded by A Garden of Earthly Delights (1967) and Expensive People (1968) and followed by Wonderland (1971).
Mar. 30, 2007,
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