The Book of American Martyrs - Joyce Carol Oates

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The Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates is a hefty novel that will keep you engaged from page one. At the heart of the story is Dr. Gus Voorhees, both a beloved and hated abortion provider who is murdered by a pro-life Solider of God member, Luther Dunphy. These men are both martyrs for their beliefs and Oates follows the effects of their deaths on their spouses and children, particularly their daughters. The story unfolds from so many points of view that the abortion issue is covered from all angles.

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ISBN: 9780062643056
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Ecco - October 10th, 2017