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Missing Mom

A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates Author · Anna Fields Narrator


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This is the story of missing my mother. One day, in a way unique to you, it will be your story, too. So begins Missing Mom, Joyce Carol Oates personal and candid new novel. Nikki Eaton, a single, 31-year-old, sexually liberated and economically self-supporting young woman, never particularly thought of herself as a daughter. Yet following the unexpected loss of her mother, her identity is transformed during the course of a tumultuous year of mourning that brings sorrow, illumination, wisdom, and even - from an unexpected source - a nurturing love.

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Blackstone Publishing
Sound Library
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Joyce Carol Oates (Author)

Joyce Carol Oates is an award-winning author of fiction, nonfiction, short stories, plays, and novellas. She is the 2019 recipient of the $10,000 Jerusalem Prize, given to "international writers whose body of work assert the freedom of the individ...

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