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My sister, my love : the intimate story of Skyler Rampike

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The unexpurgated first-person narrative of nineteen-year-old Skyler Rampike, the only surviving child of an infamous American family. A decade ago the Rampikes were destroyed by the murder of Skyler's six-year-old ice-skating champion sister, Bliss, and the media scrutiny that followed. Part investigation into the unsolved murder; part elegy for the lost Bliss and for Skyler's own lost childhood; and part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780061547485 0061547484
OCLC Number: 212893540
Description: 562 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Red-ink heart --
"Happiest little girl on earth" --
Little Miss Ice Princess --
Posthumous --
And after --
Pilgrimage to hell, and back.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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The unexpurgated first-person narrative of nineteen-year-old Skyler Rampike, the only surviving child of an infamous American family. A decade ago the Rampikes were destroyed by the murder of Skyler's six-year-old ice-skating champion sister, Bliss, and the media scrutiny that followed. Part investigation into the unsolved murder; part elegy for the lost Bliss and for Skyler's own lost childhood; and part corrosively funny expose of the pretensions of upper-middle-class American suburbia, this captivating novel explores with unexpected sympathy and subtlety the intimate lives of those who dwell in Tabloid Hell.

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