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Black dahlia & white rose

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this work the author offers a collection of 11 previously uncollected stories, including a title piece that tracks the friendship between Elizabeth Short, famously known as the Black Dahlia, the victim of a markedly brutal murder in 1940s Los Angeles that remains unsolved, and her roommate, Norma Jeane Baker who became Marilyn Monroe. In each of these stories the author explores the menace that lurks at the edge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780062195692 0062195697 9781624901690 1624901697
OCLC Number: 794922094
Description: 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Black dahlia & white rose --
I.D. --
Deceit --
Run kiss daddy --
Hey dad --
The good Samaritan --
A brutal murder in a public place --
Roma! --
Spotted hyenas: a romance --
San Quentin --
Anniversary.
Other Titles: Black dahlia and white rose
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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In this work the author offers a collection of 11 previously uncollected stories, including a title piece that tracks the friendship between Elizabeth Short, famously known as the Black Dahlia, the victim of a markedly brutal murder in 1940s Los Angeles that remains unsolved, and her roommate, Norma Jeane Baker who became Marilyn Monroe. In each of these stories the author explores the menace that lurks at the edge of and intrudes upon even the seemingly safest of lives and maps the transformational cost of such instrusions.

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