What I lived for
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Published:
New York : Dutton, c1994.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
x, 608 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Odenton Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (O)
Description
The stunning, classic portrait of a powerful man's downward spiral to moral ruin Jerome "Corky" Corcorn. A money-juggling wheeler dealer, rising politico, popular man's man, and successful womanizer. It is a Memorial Day weekend, and we are about to live with him, breathe with him, and sweat with him in a nonstop marathon of mounting desperation as he tries to keep his financial empire from unraveling, his love life from shredding, and his rebellious daughter from destroying both herself and him. Seldom in fiction has a man been brought so vividly to life in all his strength and weakness, hunger and ambition, carnality and corruption. Rarely has the complex web of American society been revealed so rivetingly. And never has one of today's supreme writers, Joyce Carol Oates, written a bolder and better novel than this mesmerizing masterpiece.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0525938362 :

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General Note
"A William Abrahams book."
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Oates, J. C. (1994). What I lived for. New York: Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-. 1994. What I Lived For. New York: Dutton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-, What I Lived For. New York: Dutton, 1994.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Oates, Joyce Carol. What I Lived For. New York: Dutton, 1994. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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