The Resource Jack of spades: : a tale of suspense, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

Jack of spades: : a tale of suspense, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)

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Jack of spades: : a tale of suspense
Title
Jack of spades:
Title remainder
a tale of suspense
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Joyce Carol Oates
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Language
eng
Summary
From Joyce Carol Oates, an exquisite, psychologically complex thriller about opposing forces within the mind of one ambitious writer and the delicate line between genius and madness. Andrew J. Rush has achieved the kind of critical and commercial success most authors only dream about: He has a top agent and publisher in New York, and his twenty-eight mystery novels have sold millions of copies. Only Stephen King, one of the few mystery writers whose fame exceeds his own, is capable of inspiring a twinge of envy in Rush. But Rush is hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym "Jack of Spades," he pens another string of novels-noir thrillers that are violent, lurid, masochistic. These are novels that the upstanding Rush wouldn't be caught reading, let alone writing. When his daughter comes across a Jack of Spades novel he has carelessly left out, she picks it up and begins to ask questions. Meanwhile, Rush receives a court summons in the mail explaining that a local woman has accused him of plagiarizing her own self-published fiction. Before long, Rush's reputation, career, and family life all come under threat-and in his mind he begins to hear the taunting voice of the Jack of Spades
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Novelists
  • Anonyms and pseudonyms
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Jack of spades: : a tale of suspense, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11784372
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multicolored
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MWT11784372
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11784372
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remote
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11784372
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jack of spades: : a tale of suspense, Joyce Carol Oates, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11784372
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11784372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11784372
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784372
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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