From the book jacket: Exploring the theme of a family torn
about by external events, Oates sets her story around the
majestic Niagara Falls and the less than majestic Love Canal
area on the eastern edge of Niagara Falls.
Comment: This is a fairly long book (one reviewer comments it has enough material for two or three books!) but well worth the read. I found the first 100 pages or so good but not gripping, but got totally caught up in the story after that. All reviewers seem to rate The Falls as one of Oates' best books to date (and considering that she has published around 100 that is quite a claim - see Oates' bio at BookBrowse for a partial ...
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