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Title:
Black dahlia & white rose
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ecco, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
274 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
In this work the author offers a collection of 11 previously uncollected stories, including a title piece that tracks the friendship between Elizabeth Short, famously known as the Black Dahlia, the victim of a markedly brutal murder in 1940s Los Angeles that remains unsolved, and her roommate, Norma Jeane Baker who became Marilyn Monroe. In each of these stories the author explores the menace that lurks at the edge of and intrudes upon even the seemingly safest of lives and maps the transformational cost of such instrusions.
General Note:
Short stories.
Language:
English
Contents:
Black dahlia & white rose -- I.D. -- Deceit -- Run kiss daddy -- Hey dad -- The good Samaritan -- A brutal murder in a public place -- Roma! -- Spotted hyenas: a romance -- San Quentin -- Anniversary.
ISBN:
9780062195692
Format :
Book

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