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Expensive People

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Joyce Carol Oates

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Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Ontario Review Press
2 reviews about Expensive People
review by . May 12, 2013
Expensive People is hauntingly dark in its realism and truth.
JCO, one of this country's most prolific writers, has written a book that takes what we read in the newspapers and see on the news, into the depths of the mind of how a possible child killer may think, and why he/she would act out the violent aggression that seems to plague so many of our young people today. The brutality of pretension and lies that make people go on a downward spiral to their doom is very well explained in this novel. Upon reading it, we, the readers, come to realize that …
review by . June 02, 1998
JCO, one of this country's most prolific writers, has written a book that takes what we read in the newspapers and see on the news, into the depths of the mind of how a possible child killer may think, and why he/she would act out the violent aggression that seems to plague so many of our young people today. The brutality of pretension and lies that make people go on a downward spiral to their doom is very well explained in this novel. Upon reading it, we, the readers, come to realize that we are …
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