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The Resource Expensive people, Joyce Carol Oates ; introd. by Elaine Showalter ; afterword by Joyce Carol Oates

Expensive people, Joyce Carol Oates ; introd. by Elaine Showalter ; afterword by Joyce Carol Oates

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Expensive people
Title
Expensive people
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Joyce Carol Oates ; introd. by Elaine Showalter ; afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the late 1960s, 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 the privileged world they inhabit, Richard incisively analyzes his own mismanaged childhood, his pretentious private schooling, his "successful-executive" father, and his elusive mother. In an act of defiance and desperation, eleven-year-old Richard strikes out in a way that presages the violence of ever-younger Americans in the turbulent decades to come
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TEFOD
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no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Expensive people, Joyce Carol Oates ; introd. by Elaine Showalter ; afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D5780028-13AD-43D6-B206-4C11870B2DD5
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Publication
Copyright
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Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
4ocm32288754
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307495365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d5780028-13ad-43d6-b206-4c11870b2dd5
Specific material designation
remote
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Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2339 KB)
Label
Expensive people, Joyce Carol Oates ; introd. by Elaine Showalter ; afterword by Joyce Carol Oates
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D5780028-13AD-43D6-B206-4C11870B2DD5
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
4ocm32288754
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307495365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d5780028-13ad-43d6-b206-4c11870b2dd5
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2339 KB)

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