The Resource Daddy love, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

Daddy love, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

Label
Daddy love
Title
Daddy love
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
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Language
eng
Summary
Dinah Whitcomb seemingly has everything. A loving and successful husband and a smart, precocious young son named Robbie. One day, their worlds are shattered when Dinah is attacked and Robbie is abducted from a mall parking lot. As Dinah recovers from her wounds, she struggles to come to terms with her new reality and to keep her marriage afloat. Though it seems hopeless, she retains a flicker of hope that her son is still alive. The kidnapper, a part-time preacher named Chester Cash, calls himself Daddy Love: he has abducted, tortured, and raped several young boys, indoctrinating them into becoming both his lover and his son. He renames Robbie "Gideon", slowly brainwashing him into believing that he is Daddy Love's real son. Any time the boy resists or rebels, he faces punishment beyond his wildest nightmares. As Robbie grows older, he begins to realize that the longer he stays in the home of this demon, the greater the chance that he'll end up like Daddy Love's other "sons" who were never heard from again. Somewhere within this tortured young boy lies a spark of rebellion, and soon he sees just what lengths he must go to in order to have any chance at survival
Summary
Kidnapping a latest victim in a string of young boys he tortures and rapes, a self-styled preacher confines the child in a small box and gradually brainwashes him over subsequent years into believing that they are father and son; while the boy's mother, who was savagely injured during the abduction, clings to hope that her son is alive
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10208923
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Christine Williams
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  • Williams, Christine
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Kidnapping
  • Children
  • Missing children
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Daddy love, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11419019
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781611749939
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419019
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Daddy love, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11419019
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611749939
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419019
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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