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The Resource High crime area : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates

High crime area : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
High crime area : tales of darkness and dread
Title
High crime area
Title remainder
tales of darkness and dread
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joyce Carol Oates is an unparalleled investigator of human flaws. In these eight stories, she deftly tests the bonds between damaged individuals{u2014}a brother and sister, a teacher and student, two strangers on a subway{u2014}in the fearless prose for which she's become so celebrated. In the title story "High Crime Area," a white, aspiring professor is convinced she is being followed. No need to panic, she has a handgun stowed away in her purse{u2014}just in case. But when she turns to confront her black, male shadow, the situation isn't what she expects. In "The Rescuer," a promising graduate student detours to inner city Trenton, New Jersey to save her brother from a downward spiral. But she soon finds out there may be more to his world than to hers. And in "The Last Man of Letters," the world-renowned author X embarks on a final grand tour of Europe. He has money, fame, but not a whole lot of manners. A little thing like etiquette couldn't bring a man like X down, could it? In these biting and beautiful stories, Oates confronts, one by one, the demons within us. Sometimes it's the human who wins, and sometimes it's the demon
Cataloging source
PAP
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Label
High crime area : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The home at Craigmillnar
  • High
  • Toad-baby
  • Demon
  • Lorelei
  • The rescuer
  • The last man of letters
  • High crime area
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
vii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780802122650
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
bl2014009154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
High crime area : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The home at Craigmillnar
  • High
  • Toad-baby
  • Demon
  • Lorelei
  • The rescuer
  • The last man of letters
  • High crime area
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition
Extent
vii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780802122650
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
bl2014009154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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