The Accursed

By Joyce Carol Oates
(Ecco Press, Paperback, 9780062234353, 704pp.)

Publication Date: November 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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NPR
Saturday, Mar 16, 2013

In Joyce Carol Oates' latest novel, apparitions haunt the streets of sleepy 1905 Princeton, N.J. Oates says she wanted to explore the hypocrisy of wealthy white America in that era with her portrayal of a town where the denial of social and racial injustice produces monsters. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013

Set at the turn of the century within the grand houses of Princeton, The Accursed is populated with specters, demons and even a vampire. But the real monsters in Joyce Carol Oates' chilling tale are the members of Princeton's elite, who preach from the pulpits and judge without compassion. More at NPR.org

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