High Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dread

High Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dread

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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… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Horrific and creepy, HIGH CRIME AREA still manages to smartly critique American society and its uneasy feelings on race, sexuality, gender, academia and family dynamics.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Mysterious Press (April 01, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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