by American Association of University Women, Spokane Branch in Spokane, Wash .
Written in English
|Statement||by Spokane Branch American Association of University Women.|
|Contributions||American Association of University Women, Spokane Branch,, Pacific Northwest History Collection.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||100 p. :|
|Number of Pages||100|
In her hypnotic new novel, The Falls, Oates juxtaposes a majestic and dangerous natural phenomenon -- the Falls at Niagara -- with a man-made monstrosity, the deadly witches' brew of nuclear and toxic waste known as Love Canal -- as the threatening elements underlying a family saga of self-destruction and redemption. Publishers Weekly. What is Joyce Carol Oates saying about the nature of families in The Falls? Are the Burnabys a typical family? Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Harper Perennial. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary in other editions. Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Falls study guide. You'll get access to all of the The Falls content, as well as access to more t additional guides and more than , The Falls is a novel by Joyce Carol Oates, originally published in by the Ecco Press, and winner of the Prix Femina Etranger.. It tells the story of Ariah, a woman whose husband threw himself over Niagara Falls on their honeymoon. The rest of the book is the story of her life afterward and family, and how she finds love, then loses it when Ariah's new husband becomes engrossed in his Cited by: 1.
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