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The Falls

by Joyce Carol Oates

The Falls
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  • First Published:
    Sep 2004, 400 pages
    Paperback:
    Aug 2005, 512 pages

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A number of reviewers compare Oates to Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945), an American author whose novels depict real-life subjects in a harsh light and, at the time they were written, were often considered to be amoral.

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