Set in an affluent upper-class suburb in the late 1980s, this chilling tale by master storyteller Joyce Carol Oates reveals the dark side of the American Dream. A close-knit group of friends draws closer, and then apart, when scandal and tragedy erupt among them.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Fullmoonblue - LibraryThing
Taken from my comments elsewhere on this site -- I reread Oates' novel American Appetites (1989) yesterday. I picked it up because, on a quick flip, I was tickled to realize that a significant part of ... Read full review
American appetitesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Quite a departure for Oates, this thriller is set in an affluent neighborhood on the Hudson. Ian McCullough is a researcher at a social science think tank, long married to the elegant Glynnis, who ... Read full review