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Joyce Carol Oates' Memoir Revisits The Farm And The Family That Shaped Her

September 14th, 2015

Episode 253 of 550 episodes

Oates grew up on a farm in upstate New York. In The Lost Landscape, she describes how her parents, her grandmother, and her school experiences made her into the writer she is today.

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