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Black water

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dutton, [1992]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Flattered by the attentions of a senator she has met at a Fourth of July beach party on Grayling Island, Kelly Kelleher accepts a ride from him, taking a first step toward her final confrontation with death.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans à clef
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Black water.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dutton, [1992]
(OCoLC)555663438
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0525934553 9780525934554 9780452269866 0452269865
OCLC Number: 24698779
Notes: "A William Abrahams book."
Description: 154 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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The senator. The girl. The accident. In her most powerful novel to date, Oates creates an unforgettable allegory about power, morals, and ambition. The ghost of an American tragedy is resurrected in  Read more...

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"A powerfully imagined novel ... it continues to haunt us." -- New York Times Book Review "Intense ... signals another frontier opened with the sword of a master storyteller." -- Chicago Tribune Read more...

 
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