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High crime area : tales of darkness and dread

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic, Inc., [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of eight original stories tests the bonds between damaged people, showing how full--and how devoid--of humanity individuals can be.
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Genre/Form: Horror tales
Suspense fiction
Short stories
Horror fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780802122650 0802122655 9780802123749 0802123740
OCLC Number: 872625380
Description: vii, 247 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The home at Craigmillnar --
High --
Toad-baby --
Demon --
Lorelei --
The rescuer --
The last man of letters --
High crime area.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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A collection of eight original stories tests the bonds between damaged people, showing how full--and how devoid--of humanity individuals can be.

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"These 'tales of darkness and dread' won't put you to sleep, but they'll give you more interesting nightmares. . . . In a way, every story is a character study . . . sure to focus a basilisk eye on Read more...

 
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