Middle Age: A Romance (Paperback)

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Description


In Salthill-on-Hudson, a half-hour train ride from Manhattan, everyone is rich, beautiful, and -- though they look much younger -- middle-aged. But when Adam Berendt, a charismatic, mysterious sculptor, dies suddenly in a brash act of heroism, shock waves rock the town. But who was Adam Berendt? Was he in fact a hero, or someone more flawed and human?

About the Author


Joyce Carol Oates is one of our most important and well known writers and one of America s foremost writers of the short story form. She is also a regular contributor of reviews and criticism for the New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. She also reads and lectures widely throughout the US, at universities and bookstores.

Praise For…


“Hilarious and mournful. [Oates’s] realism is laced with suspense, her mastery of storytelling on full display.”
-Newsweek

“A magnificent treat.… Middle Age is the work of a master in her prime.”
-San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060934903
ISBN-10: 0060934905
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publication Date: October 2002
Pages: 480
Language: English