American appetites

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E.P. Dutton, Jan 11, 1989 - Fiction - 340 pages
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Glynnis McCullough, terribly drunk, quarrels with her husband Ian and falls through a window to her death--an accident leading to his conviction on a murder charge and their suburban community's shock

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Review: American Appetites

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

The audio book version is presented as a radio play, with sound effects and a variety of good actors including Dan Lauria and Liza Weil. Some Joyce Carol Oates I like a lot, some I don't. This one falls into the "like" category, and it was not a lot of work, unlike some of her novels. Read full review

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User Review  - Melinda - Goodreads

Well written, yes. Irritating, yes. A waste of my reading time, probably. I get the point, but I just didn't give a rip about the main characters, especially Ian. Supposedly such an intellectual, but ... Read full review

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Joyce Carol Oates has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers "We Were the Mulvaneys" and "Blonde" (a finalist for the National Book Award), and the "New York Times" bestsellers "The Falls" (winner of the 2005 Prix Femina) and The "Gravedigger's Daughter".