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Black water

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Plume, ©1992.
Series: Plume contemporary fiction.
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
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 0452269865 9780452269866
OCLC Number: 27066721
Notes: "A William Abrahams book."
Description: 154 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Plume contemporary fiction.
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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