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Night, neon : tales of mystery and suspense

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : The Mysterious Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Mysterious Press editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents nine tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life--from a woman who gets lost on her drive home to her plush suburban home and ends up breaking into a stranger's house, to a first-person account of a cloned 1940s magazine pinup girl being sold at auction and embodying America's ideals of beauty and womanhood.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Short stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9781613162309 1613162308
OCLC Number: 1255407724
Description: 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Detour --
Curious --
Miss Golden Dreams 1949 --
Wanting --
Parole hearing, California Institution for Women, Chino, CA --
Intimacy --
The flagellant --
Vaping: a user's manual --
Night, neon.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

Abstract:

Presents nine tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life--from a woman who gets lost on her drive home to her plush suburban home and ends up breaking into a stranger's house, to a first-person account of a cloned 1940s magazine pinup girl being sold at auction and embodying America's ideals of beauty and womanhood.

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