In New Novel, Joyce Carol Oates Shines Little Bird of Heaven, Joyce Carol Oates' 37th novel, is an American writer's communion with Crime and Punishment. But neither crime nor punishment serves as a triumph and a release on a scale — and with the intensity — we have come to expect from one of our premier writers.
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In New Novel, Joyce Carol Oates Shines

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In New Novel, Joyce Carol Oates Shines

In New Novel, Joyce Carol Oates Shines

In New Novel, Joyce Carol Oates Shines

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Little Bird of Heaven, Joyce Carol Oates' 37th novel, is an American writer's communion with Crime and Punishment. But neither crime nor punishment serves as a triumph and a release on a scale — and with the intensity — we have come to expect from one of our premier writers.