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  - 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

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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

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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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