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Author Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-

Title The collector of hearts : new tales of the grotesque / Joyce Carol Oates.

Imprint New York : Dutton, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 Oa8co    ---  Available
Description xii, 321 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "A William Abrahams book."
Contents The sky blue ball -- Death mother -- The hand-puppet -- Schroeder's stepfather -- The sepulchre -- The hands -- Labor Day -- The collector of hearts -- Demon -- Elvis is dead : Why are you alive? -- Posthumous -- The omen -- The sons of Angus MacElster -- The affliction -- Scars -- An urban paradox -- Unprintable -- Intensive -- Valentine -- Death astride bicycle -- The dream-catcher -- Fever blisters -- The crossing -- Shadows of the evening -- The temple -- The journey.
Summary Twenty-seven stories of the grotesque. The story, The Hand-puppet, is on a toy which menaces a family, in The Dream-Catcher an Indian artifact suddenly comes to life, and in The Hands, a man's hands escape his control, doing the bidding of another.
Subject Horror tales, American.
ISBN 0525944451 (acid-free paper)

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