The Resource High crime area: : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

High crime area: : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

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High crime area: : tales of darkness and dread
Title
High crime area:
Title remainder
tales of darkness and dread
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joyce Carol Oates is an unparalleled investigator of human flaws. In these eight stories, she deftly tests the bonds between damaged individuals a brother and sister, a teacher and student, two strangers on a subway in the fearless prose for which she's become so celebrated. In the title story High Crime Area," a white, aspiring professor is convinced she is being followed. No need to panic, she has a handgun stowed away in her purse just in case. But when she turns to confront her black, male shadow, the situation isn't what she expects. In The Rescuer," a promising graduate student detours to inner city Trenton, New Jersey to save her brother from a downward spiral. But she soon finds out there may be more to his world than to hers. And in The Last Man of Letters," the world-renowned author X embarks on a final grand tour of Europe. He has money, fame, but not a whole lot of manners. A little thing like etiquette couldn't bring a man like X down, could it? In these biting and beautiful stories, Oates confronts, one by one, the demons within us. Sometimes it's the human who wins, and sometimes it's the demon
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Midwest
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
High crime area: : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778133
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778133
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778133
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
High crime area: : tales of darkness and dread, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11778133
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11778133
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11778133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778133
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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