You would expect water in such a place to be shallow, just a ditch. You would not expect to be, so suddenly so rudely so helplessly, in the water black as muck and smelling of raw sewage.
You would expect water in such a place to be shallow, just a ditch. You would expect the guardrail to be more substantial.
Joyce Carol Oates gives us a mosaic, vivid vision, a luxuriant, rare glimpse into what it was like to be Kelly Kelleher in a desperate last flickering moment of life, to be swallowed by the black water of well-disguised usury, to feel one's mind cling to the final bastions of life and hope and womanly.
Joyce Carol Oates gives us a mosaic, vivid vision, a luxuriant, rare glimpse into what it was like to be Kelly Kelleher in a desperate last flickering moment of life, to be swallowed by the black water of well-disguised usury, to feel one's mind cling to the final bastions of life and hope and womanly need.
Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published 58 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, for her novel them (1969), two O. Henry Awards, the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize (2019)
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Taut, powerfully imagined and beautifully written, Black Water ranks with the best of Joyce Carol Oates’s already long list of distinguished achievements. It can be read in a single afternoon, but, like every good book, it continues to haunt us. -The New York Times
Taut, powerfully imagined and beautifully written, Black Water ranks with the best of Joyce Carol Oates’s already long list of distinguished achievements. -The New York Times. Kelly Kelleher is an idealistic, twenty-six-year-old good girl when she meets the Senator at a Fourth of July party.
Joyce Carol Oates, Black Water. Gut wrenching is how I'd describe this book. It is very short and as you may have gleaned it essentially is based on Chappaquiddick and what happened that horrible night when the car went into the water. A blurb on the back of Black Water from the Los Angeles Times calls the book "the ballad of Chappaquiddick" and even though the internal chronology places this after 1990, in Maine not Massachusetts, the young woman involved is named "Kelly Kelleher" and the driver involved is only called "the In July of 1969, a car drove off a bridge into the tidal.
84 Responses to BLACK WATER (1992) by Joyce Carol Oates. Her suspense short stories have piqued my interest. And that incident – the one Oates addressed in this novel – has stayed in the American psyche for a very, very long time. Interesting I think how some things do and some don’t.
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this road is so-" "I said don't worry, Kelly!"-a sidelong glance, a tight smile puckering the corners of blood-veined eyes-"we'll get there, and we'll get there on time. im of the plastic cup and onto Kelly Kelleher's leg before she could prevent it. The Senator had been among the three leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988; out of political prudence he had withdrawn his name, released his delegates in favor of his old friend the Massachusetts governor