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Middle Age: A Romance

Middle Age: A Romance
 

In Salthill-on-Hudson, everyone is rich, beautiful, and middle aged. But when Adam Berendt, a charismatic, mysterious sculptor dies in a brash act of heroism, shock waves rock the town. Incisive, insightful, and never predictable, this is a uniquely American saga of self-determin... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780060934903
Barcode 9780060934903
Published 20 December 2018 by Ecco Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Oates, Professor of Humanities Joyce Carol (Late of Brown University)
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ISBN-13 9780060934903
ISBN-10 0060934905
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Ecco Press
Imprint Ecco Press
Publication Date 20 December 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Oates, Professor of Humanities Joyce Carol (Late of Brown University)
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 494g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Love stories, Middle aged persons - New York (State), New York (State)
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 984224

Description of this Book

In Salthill-on-Hudson, a half-hour train ride from Manhattan, everyone is rich, beautiful, and -- though they look much younger -- middle-aged. But when Adam Berendt, a charismatic, mysterious sculptor, dies suddenly in a brash act of heroism, shock waves rock the town. But who was Adam Berendt? Was he in fact a hero, or someone more flawed and human?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A magnificent treat.. Middle Age is the work of a master in her prime. -- San Francisco Chronicle

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Author's Bio

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, and has been several times nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. Her most recent novel is A Book of American Martyrs. 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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