We Were the Mulvaneys Summary
Joyce Carol Oates

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We Were the Mulvaneys Summary

We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates is a novel about the tenuous grasp on happiness of one American family. A young girl is raped by a high school acquaintance in a very small town, and the fallout affects the lives of everyone in her immediate family. It is a snapshot of the darker side of family life in the modern world.

The Mulvaneys are a typical American family living on a small farm...

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