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Review: What I Lived For

User Review  - Marika - Goodreads

"What is passing so swiftly so irrevocably into what was." Finally, I'm done. That was (1) exhausting, (2) train-wreck enthralling, (3) TMI . This book does not entertain. It does not bolster the ... Read full review

Review: What I Lived For

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I read this book in college, which by now means about 10 years ago. I don't remember anything about the plot, other than that it takes place over a long holiday weekend and involves a hot shot ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jannette Tacka - Goodreads

Insightful character development of a character I didn't really care for...JCO is truly skilled. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Craig - Goodreads

Impressive how a female author so convincingly thinks herself into the mind of a macho male! Read full review

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User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Oates writes longs books. I just bought this at the bookstore and had no idea what I was in for. I liked it but it is ambiguous and of course will make you think. She is a great American voice. Now this is a JCO book to read. Amazing. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Reed - Goodreads

oh,oates always starts out well for me but she always drops me down intto such a deep well-why do i do this to myself? well written but as usual,unbearably dark and full of sorrow. Read full review

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User Review  - Martha - Goodreads

High intensity novel taking place over a Memorial Day weekend. Main character is a high-power real estate broker whose life is circling the drain. Oates is amazing for the sheer number of her books, and that they are consistently of high quality is all the more amazing. Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra Alonzo - Goodreads

This is an oldie (1994) and a fabulous read. Joyce Carol Oates is one of my favorite authors. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

I'm so impressed with Joyce Carol Oates. First of all, she looks as quirky as she writes. My kind of person! Second, she has so much talent with unsettling stories. Stories that are unsettling? What I ... Read full review

Review: What I Lived For

User Review  - Clifford - Goodreads

Fantastic...this story has been placed with my all favorites. Joyce has created a character (Corky) that I relate too. A huge book that the story takes place in four days over a Memorial Holiday weekend. Is he not an alcoholic? Read full review


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