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A book of American martyrs : a novel / Joyce Carol Oates.

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author. (Author).
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  • 31 of 41 copies available at SC LENDS.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System. (Show)

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1 current hold with 41 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library Oates (Text) 33255003383115 Adult New Book Checked out 04/17/2017
AHJ - Hampton Branch FIC OAT (Text) 30365101031319 Adult Fiction Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch FIC OAT (Text) 30365101078013 Adult Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Oates Joyce (Text) 22960001334340 Adult New Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Oates Joyce (Text) 27698059 Adult Rental Fiction Available -
Anderson - Belton Branch F Oates Joyce (Text) 22960001334357 Adult New Fiction Checked out 04/11/2017
Anderson - Iva Branch F Oates Joyce (Text) 27766823 Adult Rental Fiction In process -
Anderson - Jennie Erwin Branch F Oates Joyce (Text) 27767037 Adult Rental Fiction Available -
Anderson - Pendleton Branch F Oates Joyce (Text) 22960001334365 Adult New Fiction Available -
Anderson - Piedmont Branch F Oates Joyce (Text) 27766955 Adult Rental Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062643049 (hc)
  • ISBN: 97800062643049 (sc)
  • Physical Description: 736 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A powerfully resonant and provocative novel from American master and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates - In this striking, enormously affecting novel, Joyce Carol Oates tells the story of two very different and yet intimately linked American families. Luther Dunphy is an ardent Evangelical who envisions himself as acting out God’s will when he assassinates an abortion provider in his small Ohio town while Augustus Voorhees, the idealistic but self-regarding doctor who is killed, leaves behind a wife and children scarred and embittered by grief. In her moving, insightful portrait, Joyce Carol Oates fully inhabits the perspectives of two interwoven families whose destinies are defined by their warring convictions and squarely-but with great empathy-confronts an intractable, abiding rift in American society. A Book of American Martyrs is a stunning, timely depiction of an issue hotly debated on a national stage but which makes itself felt most lastingly in communities torn apart by violence and hatred" -- Amazon.com.
Subject: Assassination > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
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