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Will you always love me? and other stories

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Obsession with loss, fear of betrayal, and sudden violence plague the characters who inhabit these twenty-two stories in Will You Always Love Me? Joyce Carol Oates uses her talent like a scalpel to cut swiftly and precisely through the surface of everyday life to lay bare the powerful, perilous emotional currents swirling below. In the title story, a woman's rage over the savage murder of her sister years ago crowds out all reason and hope of happiness. A respectable suburban matron becomes her son's accomplice in sexually humiliating a glamorous new neighbor in the prize-winning "The Goose-Girl." In all of the stories-characters, male and female, young and old, rich and poor, sophisticated and naive-come to vivid life in a world of dangerous truths and fateful consequences. Joyce Carol Oates's uncanny eye for physical detail, her flawless ear for American speech, and her X-ray vision of the human heart and psyche make the stories she tells indelibly and inescapably real.
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display_description Twenty-two stories. In The Goose Girl, a respectable suburban housewife helps her son with his sexual ambitions toward a neighbor, in The Mark of Satan, a woman evangelist working door-to-door becomes the object of a convict's desire, and in Good to Know You, couples discover how little they know each other.
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subject_facet United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction
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title_full Will you always love me? and other stories / Joyce Carol Oates
title_short Will you always love me? and other stories
topic_facet Social life and customs