The Falls

Product Number: EB00238874
Released: Mar 20, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061742811
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It is 1950 and, after a disastrous honeymoon night, Ariah Erskine's young husband throws himself into the roaring waters of Niagara Falls. Ariah, "the Widow Bride of the Falls," begins a relentless seven-day vigil in the mist, waiting for his body to be found. At her side is confirmed bachelor and pillar of the community Dirk Burnaby, who is unexpectedly drawn to her. What follows is a passionate love affair, marriage, and family-a seemingly perfect existence. But tragedy soon takes over their lives, poisoning their halcyon years with distrust, greed, and murder. Set against the mythic-historic backdrop of Niagara Falls in the mid-twentieth century, this haunting exploration of the American family in crisis is a stunning achievement from "one of the great artistic forces of our time" (The Nation).This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2009

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Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Narrator(s): Anna Fields
Product Number Z100091992
Released: Apr 05, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780060786564

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