Son of the Morning

CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: DD39133
Released: Jul 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982529260
Narrator/s: Mike Ortego
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The latest Ecco reissue of Joyce Carol OatesA?? early classics: a fiery gothic tale of doomed fates and demons of biblical proportions in rural New York state. Nathan Vickery came into the world amid unfortunate circumstances. His mother, Elsa Vickery, daughter of an agnostic small town doctor and his pious wife, was brutally assaulted at the age of seventeen. The son she gave birth to in the wake of this event is brought up by his grandmother as a devoted Christian. At the age of seven, Nathan begins to see visions of Christ and embarks on a path as a prodigy boy-preacher, hurtling toward enlightenment while increasingly falling under the dangerous spell of power. Nathan becomes the leader of an evangelical church, accumulating vast riches from donation. Each year, his visions grow more elaborate and grandiose. When he suddenly feels that God has forsaken him, is it punishment for indulging in the sins of lust, pride, and greed that he has long preached against? Joyce Carol OatesA??s talent for searing psychological inquiry and her eye for detail as well as her knack for indelible character portrayals and unflinching social commentary are fully on display in Son of the Morning. Fans of her work will be thrilled to see this early novel, the influences of which can be observed in later tour-de-force works like A Book of American Martyrs and The Sacrifice.

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Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Narrator(s): Mike Ortego
Product Number Z100138711
Released: Jul 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062880734
Author(s): Joyce Carol Oates
Product Number EB00713644
Released: Jul 03, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: #9780062795724

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