Where are you going, where have you been?: selected early stories

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Ontario Review Press, 1993 - Fiction - 522 pages
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The sixties and seventies witnessed the emergence of Joyce Carol Oates as one of America's foremost writers of the short story. In 1962, 'The Fine White Mist of Winter, ' composed when the author was 19 years old, appeared in The Literary Review and was selected for both the O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories of that year.

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Fantastic story telling. - Goodreads
Oates is a great writer. - Goodreads
Her prose will consume you. - Goodreads

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Ah, how I love the sense of dread that creeps up on you. Not entirely sure what the "moral" of the story is, but screw it, I like it anyways. Read full review

Contents

By the North Gate
1
Upon the Sweeping Flood 1966
31
The Wheel of Love 1970
99
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Joyce Carol Oates is one of our most important and well known writers-and one of America's foremost writers of the short story form. She publishes at least one new book every year: a story collection, Dear Husband, is appearing in March '09, and a novella, A Fair Maiden, in May '09. She is also a regular contributor of reviews and criticism for the New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. She is presently editing a volume of Shirley Jackson's fiction for the Library of America. She also reads and lectures widely throughout the U. S., at universities and bookstores.

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