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The doll-master and other tales of horror, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
The doll-master and other tales of horror
Title
The doll-master and other tales of horror
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
Dollmaster and other tales of terror
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Six terrifying tales to chill the blood from the unique imagination of Joyce Carol Oates. A young boy plays with dolls instead of action figures. But as he grows older, his passion takes on a darker edge...A white man shoots dead a black boy creating a media frenzy. But could it be that it was self-defense as he claims? A nervous woman tries to escape her husband. He says he loves her, but she's convinced he wants to kill her...These quietly lethal stories reveal the horrors that dwell within us all
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Summary
A collection of six psychologically daring stories by the National Book Award-winning author of them includes the tale of a boy's obsession with a doll in the aftermath of a cousin's leukemia-related death and a teen's confrontation with an intruder while housesitting for her teacher
Theme
Tone
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection, 2016.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
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10488646
Cataloging source
WIVLS
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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Grotesque
Target audience
adult
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and other tales of terror
Label
The doll-master and other tales of horror, Joyce Carol Oates
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1525905
Dimensions
cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780802124883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802124883
  • (OCoLC)940821210
Label
The doll-master and other tales of horror, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1525905
Dimensions
cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780802124883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802124883
  • (OCoLC)940821210

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