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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User Review  - Tai - Goodreads

I absolutely loved this book. While it took a little bit of time to get fully immersed in the world --- Oats takes an intellectual, almost coldly appraising approach in the beginning --- this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

JCO is one of my favorites, and this radio-script (played out by LA Theatre Works) didn't disappoint me. A reality-based tragedy with rich details from the 80s, it had a slight reminiscent tone to The Great Gatsby or Neil Simon's California Suite. 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".

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