The Assignation: Stories

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories by the prolific, award-winning American author.A woman's lover seems not to recognize her on the street. A teenage girl accepts a ride from a stranger in a rust-speckled Cadillac. An old man is obsessed by the memory of his innocent childhood intrusion on a half-dressed aunt. In forty-four very short, very powerful stories, Joyce Carol Oates fashions brief, intensely compact dramas out of the unwieldy material of human experience. The stories in The Assignation are infused with a radiant intensity, wrote James Atlas in the New York Times Book Review, and they convey the depth and scope of a novel in a few charged pages. The Assignation is an electric display of the talents that make Joyce Carol Oates one of our finest short story writers.

Title: The Assignation: Stories

Author: Oates, Joyce Carol

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, American, Signed, Short Stories, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The Ecco Press: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197966

Keywords: JOYCE CAROL OATES ASSIGNATION SHORT STORIES LITERATURE FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION,