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The corn maiden and other nightmares

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A volume of six stories and novellas by the National Book Award-winning author of We Were the Mulvaneys includes the title story, in which the disappearance of a sweet blonde-haired child is linked to her mother's indiscretions, a too-obvious schoolteacher and an older student with a fascination for a Native American legend.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780802126023 0802126022 9780802155085 0802155081
OCLC Number: 740599744
Description: 365 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Corn maiden --
Beersheba --
Nobody knows my name --
Fossil-figures --
Death-cup --
Helping hands --
A hole in the head.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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A volume of six stories and novellas by the National Book Award-winning author of We Were the Mulvaneys includes the title story, in which the disappearance of a sweet blonde-haired child is linked to her mother's indiscretions, a too-obvious schoolteacher and an older student with a fascination for a Native American legend.

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"For horror stories to be truly horrific, the reader has to care. Oates feels this deeply in her writing, and delivers with style." -"The Independent on Sunday" (UK)

 
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