The Resource Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

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Beautiful days : stories
Title
Beautiful days
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
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Language
eng
Summary
A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien".The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and unacknowledged interior lives of characters not unlike ourselves, who assert their independence in acts of bold and often irrevocable defiance. "Fleuve Bleu" exemplifies the rich sensuousness of Oates's prose as lovers married to other persons vow to establish, in their intimacy, a ruthlessly honest, truth-telling authenticity missing elsewhere in their complicated lives, with unexpected results. In "Big Burnt," set on lushly rendered Lake George, in the Adirondacks, a cunningly manipulative university professor exploits a too-trusting woman in a way she could never have anticipated. "The Nice Girl" depicts a young woman who has been, through her life, infuriatingly "nice," until she is forced to come to terms with the raw desperation of her deepest self. In a more experimental but no less intimate mode, "Les beaux jours" examines the ambiguities of an intensely erotic, exploitative relationship between a "master" artist and his adoring young female model. And the tragic "Undocumented Alien" depicts a young African student enrolled in an American university who is suddenly stripped of his student visa and forced to undergo a terrifying test of courage.In these stories, as elsewhere in her fiction, Joyce Carol Oates exhibits her fascination with the social, psychological, and moral boundaries that govern our behavior--until the hour when they do not
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TEFOD
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
A6 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Tavia Gilbert, Stephen Graybill, and Caitlin Kelly
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1984-
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  • Gilbert, Tavia
  • Graybill, Stephen
  • Kelly, Caitlin
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Short stories, American
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Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 12 min., 59 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780062842565
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital.
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726080b9-511d-4438-b934-16a32ef7384e
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)1022267091
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Label
Beautiful days : stories, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 12 min., 59 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062842565
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
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726080b9-511d-4438-b934-16a32ef7384e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1022267091
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not applicable
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not applicable

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