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Riven rock

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A love story early this century on a young millionaire who has gone mad and his loyal wife. For twenty years, suffragette Katherine McCormick awaits a cure while doctors treat Stanley in his palatial mansion in California. They won't allow her visits because he cannot look at a woman without attacking her, so the couple's only contact is by telephone.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
Riven rock.
New York : Viking, 1998
(OCoLC)605439616
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 0670878812 9780670878819
OCLC Number: 37499906
Description: xii, 466 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: 1927, World Without Women --
Dr. Hamilton's Time --
How His Hand --
Eve --
Psychopathia Sexualis --
False, Petty, Childish and Smug --
Giovannella Dimucci --
The Harness --
Stanley of the Apes --
Dr. Brush's Time --
Love is Loyal, Hope is Gone --
For the Main and Simple Reason --
The art of Wooing --
One Slit's Enough --
The Match of the Year --
Of Death and Begonias --
Prangins --
Dr. Kempf's Time --
Benign Stupors --
La Lune de Miel --
On Shaky Ground --
I've Seen Your Face --
In the Presence of Ladies --
Sick, Very Sick --
Three O'clock --
Come on in, Jack --
Epilogue: 1947, World Without Walls.
Responsibility: T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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A love story early this century on a young millionaire who has gone mad and his loyal wife. For twenty years, suffragette Katherine McCormick awaits a cure while doctors treat Stanley in his palatial mansion in California. They won't allow her visits because he cannot look at a woman without attacking her, so the couple's only contact is by telephone.

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