Black Dahlia & White Rose

Black Dahlia & White Rose

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Book - 2012
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"A mesmerizing storyteller who seems almost unnaturally able to enter the tormented inner lives of her characters."
--Denver Post

Black Dahlia & White Rose is a brilliant collection of short fiction from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates, one of the most acclaimed writers of our time. These stores, at once lyrical and unsettling, shine with the author's trademark fascination with finding the unpredictable amidst the prosaic--from her imaginative recreation of friendship between two tragically doomed young women (Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Short), to the tale of an infidelity as deeply human as it is otherworldly. Black Dahlia & White Rose is a major offering from one of the most important artists in contemporary American literature; a superb collection that showcases Joyce Carol Oates's ferocious energy and darkly imaginative storytelling power.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ecco, 2012
ISBN: 9780062195692
Branch Call Number: FIC Oate
Characteristics: 274p
Alternative Title: Black dahlia and white rose

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Jane60201 Dec 29, 2012

I guess this ok if you like murder and mayhem and unhappy people. They are certainly described in exquisite detail.

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