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Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sixteen-year-old Katya Spiva is walking with her two summer babysitting charges in Bayhead Harbor, New Jersey, when she's approached by silver-haired, gentlemanly Marcus Kidder, a local resident of some renown. What does this mysterious rich man really want from Katya, who is young enough to be his granddaughter? And what will he risk to get it?
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780151015160 0151015163 9781847248589 1847248586
OCLC Number: 234175954
Notes: "An Otto Penzler book."
Description: 165 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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A short, gripping suspense novel in which an elderly aristocrat forms a not unwelcome obsession with a young girl.  Read more...

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