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Daddy Love

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press ; [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Part-time preacher Chester Cash calls himself Daddy Love. He has abducted, tortured, and raped several young boys into being his lover and his 'son'. Kidnapping Robbie from his mother at a mall, he confines the child in a small box and gradually brainwashes him over subsequent years into believing that they are father and son. Dinah, the boy's mother, who was savagely injured during the abduction, clings to hope  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Daddy Love.
New York : Mysterious Press, c2013
(OCoLC)826685127
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780802120991 0802120997
OCLC Number: 795759619
Description: 279 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.
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Part-time preacher Chester Cash calls himself Daddy Love. He has abducted, tortured, and raped several young boys into being his lover and his 'son'. Kidnapping Robbie from his mother at a mall, he confines the child in a small box and gradually brainwashes him over subsequent years into believing that they are father and son. Dinah, the boy's mother, who was savagely injured during the abduction, clings to hope that her son is alive.

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"After all these years, Joyce Carol Oates can still give me the creeps. Oates is a mind-reader who writes psychological horror stories about seriously disturbed minds, and it's hard to tear your eyes Read more...

 
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