Double Portrait

Double Portrait

Double Portrait

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June 5 1997 3:30 AM

Double Portrait

Double Portrait

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If, opening that drawer quickly,
you hear your life rattle like hollow dice--
we understand each other perfectly.

Joyce Carol Oates' most recent book is We Were the Mulvaneys, a novel. She is on the faculty at Princeton University.