You must remember this

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Dutton, 1987 - Fiction - 436 pages
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An epic novel of an American family in the 1950s proves the tender division between what is permissible and what is taboo, between ordinary life and the secret places of the heart.

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The only thing I did enjoy was the usual Oates-prose. - Goodreads
I was disappointed by the ending. - Goodreads
It had its moments, including some beautiful writing. - Goodreads
Three star rating for the prose only. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Thim Sahlén - Goodreads

I expected a lot more form this book. The only thing I did enjoy was the usual Oates-prose. Too many loose ends (the hotel business, the bomb shelter, everything about Warren (?) etc) I am a big fan ... Read full review

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User Review  - Madeline - Goodreads

This book could've been at least a hundred pages shorter (Oates' strong suit is short stories, I hear length is an issue for a lot of her novels)--at least. The chemistry between Felix and Enid is ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Joyce Carol Oates was born in 1938 in Upstate, New York. She attended Syracuse University and graduated as Valedictorian. She then attended University of Wisconsin where she earned an M. A. By the time she was 47 years old, she had published at least that many separate books, including 16 full-length novels and more than a dozen collections of short stories. Some of her works were done under the pseudonym Rosamund Smith. She has also written numerous poems collected in several volumes, at least three plays, many critical essays, and articles and reviews on various subjects while fulfilling her obligations as a professor of English at the University of Windsor, where with her husband Raymond Smith she edited the Ontario Review, which the couple has continued since moving to Princeton in 1978. She has earned a reputation as indubitably one of our most prolific writers and very likely one of our best. Her fiction alone demonstrates considerable variety, ranging from direct naturalism to complex experiments in form. However, what chiefly makes her work her own is a quality of psychological realism, an uncanny ability to bring to the surface an underlying sense of foreboding or a threat of violence that seems to lurk just around the corner from the everyday domestic lives she depicts so realistically. Her first six novels, including Them (1969), which won the National Book Award, express these qualities in varying ways. she is also the recipient of an NEA grant, a Guggenheim fellowship, the PEN/Malamud Lifetime Achievement Award, and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Lifetime Achievement in American Literature. Her title Give Me Your Heart made the New York Times Best seller list for 2011.