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The accursed

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair.
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Horror fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans (teksten)
Horror tales
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780062231703 0062231707 9780062234353 0062234358
OCLC Number: 823522606
Notes: Map on end papers.
Description: 669 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Author's note --
Prologue --
Part 1: Demon Bridegroom: --
Ash Wednesday eve, 1905 --
Postscript: Ash Wednesday eve, 1905 --
Narcissus --
Spectral daughter --
Angel trumpet; or, Mr Mayte of Virginia --
Author's Note: Princeton snobbery --
Unspeakable I --
Burning girl --
Author's Note: Historian's confession --
Spectral wife --
Demon bridegroom --
Part 2: Curse Incarnate: --
Duel --
Postscript: Historian's dilemma --
Unspeakable II --
Cruel husband --
Search cont'd --
October 1905 --
God's creation as viewed from the evolutionary hypothesis --
Phantom lovers --
Turquoise-marbled book --
Bog kingdom --
Postscript: Archaeopteryx --
Curse incarnate --
Part 3: Brain, Within Its Groove: --
Voices --
Bluestocking temptress --
Glass owl --
Ratiocination our salvation --
Ochre-runnered sleigh --
Snake frenzy --
Postscript: Nature's burden --
Defeat at Charleston --
My precious darling --
Narrow fellow in the grass --
Dr Schuyler Skaats Wheeler's Novelty Machine --
Quatre face --
Angel trumpet elucidated --
Armageddon --
Part 4: Curse Exorcised: --
Cold spring --
21 May 1906 --
Lieutenant Bayard by night --
Postscript: On the matter of the "unspeakable" at Princeton --
Here dwells happiness --
Nordic soul --
Terra Incognita I --
Terra Incognita II --
Wheatsheaf enigma I --
Wheatsheaf enigma II --
Sole living heir of nothingness --
Temptation of Woodrow Wilson --
Postscript: Second battle of Princeton --
Dr De Sweinitz's prescription --
Curse exorcised --
Game of draughts --
Death of Winslow Slade --
Revolution is the hour of laughter --
Crosswicks miracle --
Epilogue: Covenant.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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In 20th century Princeton, New Jersey, a powerful curse, which besets the wealthiest of families, causes the disappearance of a young bride, and when her brother sets out to find her, he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people, including Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair.

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