Coverart for item
The Resource The doll-master and other tales of terror, Joyce Carol Oates

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

Label
The doll-master and other tales of terror
Title
The doll-master and other tales of terror
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Author
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
Member of
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10488646
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
A6 2016b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Grotesque
Target audience
adult
Label
The doll-master and other tales of terror, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Doll-master
  • Soldier
  • Gun accident: an investigation
  • Equatorial
  • Big momma
  • Mystery, Inc
Control code
21061393
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780802124883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780802124883
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn922911658
  • (OCoLC)922911658
Label
The doll-master and other tales of terror, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Doll-master
  • Soldier
  • Gun accident: an investigation
  • Equatorial
  • Big momma
  • Mystery, Inc
Control code
21061393
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780802124883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780802124883
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn922911658
  • (OCoLC)922911658

Library Locations

    • Fulton County Public LibraryBorrow it
      320 W. 7th St., Rochester, IN, 46975, US
      41.06741 -86.219231

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...