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My heart laid bare, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
My heart laid bare
Title
My heart laid bare
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel on a family of swindlers, following several generations of men and women as they exploit human greed, love, or just plain gullibility, all in the name of the game. Occasionally, they help things along with a murder
Summary
Chronicles the endeavors of the Licht family--a clan of cheats, murderers, and con men--from the late eighteenth century through the 1930s, and details the moral consequences of their crimes and transgressions
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
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005566
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
M89 1998
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Swindlers and swindling
  • United States
  • Manners and customs
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • United States
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
My heart laid bare, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A William Abrahams book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The Princess Who Died in Old Muirkirk -- Part I. "Midnight Sun" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" ; In Old Muirkirk ; "In Adam's Fall" ; The Pilgrim ; The Forbidden ; The Catechism of Abraham Licht ; "The Mark of Cain" ; The Mute ; The Grieving Father ; The Fate of "Christopher Schoenlicht" ; "Little Moses" ; "Gaily Through Life I Wander" ; "Nigger!" ; Secret Music ; The Desperate Man ; The English Reformer in America ; The Condemned Man ; The Guilty Lovers ; The Ingrate Son -- Part II. By Night, by Stealth ; The Society for the Reclamation & Restoration of E. Auguste Napoléon Bonaparte ; Fools and Knaves ; The Betrayal ; "I Have No Feeling of Another's Pain" ; "I Bring Not Peace but a Sword" ; The Death of "Little Moses" ; Venus Aphrodite ; A Charmed Life ; "Pathétique" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "The Bull" : L'Envoi ; "Albert St. Goar, Esquire" -- Part III. A Blood-Rose! ; The Wish ; "And the Light Shineth in Darkness" ; "The Lost Village" ; "Prophet, Regent & Exchequer" ; The Enchanted Princess ; "The First Annual Universal Negro Confraternity Rally" ; In Old Muirkirk ; The Pilgrim
Control code
ocm38295219
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 531 pages
Isbn
9780525944423
Lccn
98010531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38295219
Label
My heart laid bare, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Note
"A William Abrahams book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The Princess Who Died in Old Muirkirk -- Part I. "Midnight Sun" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" ; In Old Muirkirk ; "In Adam's Fall" ; The Pilgrim ; The Forbidden ; The Catechism of Abraham Licht ; "The Mark of Cain" ; The Mute ; The Grieving Father ; The Fate of "Christopher Schoenlicht" ; "Little Moses" ; "Gaily Through Life I Wander" ; "Nigger!" ; Secret Music ; The Desperate Man ; The English Reformer in America ; The Condemned Man ; The Guilty Lovers ; The Ingrate Son -- Part II. By Night, by Stealth ; The Society for the Reclamation & Restoration of E. Auguste Napoléon Bonaparte ; Fools and Knaves ; The Betrayal ; "I Have No Feeling of Another's Pain" ; "I Bring Not Peace but a Sword" ; The Death of "Little Moses" ; Venus Aphrodite ; A Charmed Life ; "Pathétique" ; "The Lass of Aviemore" ; "The Bull" : L'Envoi ; "Albert St. Goar, Esquire" -- Part III. A Blood-Rose! ; The Wish ; "And the Light Shineth in Darkness" ; "The Lost Village" ; "Prophet, Regent & Exchequer" ; The Enchanted Princess ; "The First Annual Universal Negro Confraternity Rally" ; In Old Muirkirk ; The Pilgrim
Control code
ocm38295219
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 531 pages
Isbn
9780525944423
Lccn
98010531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38295219

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