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The corn maiden and other nightmares

Joyce Carol Oates

The corn maiden and other nightmares

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published by Mysterious Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories

  • About the Edition

    A volume of six stories and novellas by the National Book Award-winning author of We Were the Mulvaneys includes the title story, in which the disappearance of a sweet blonde-haired child is linked to her mother"s indiscretions, a too-obvious schoolteacher and an older student with a fascination for a Native American legend.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJoyce Carol Oates
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3565.A8 C67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25580115M
    ISBN 100802126022
    ISBN 109780802126023
    OCLC/WorldCa740599744

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      An incomparable master storyteller in all forms, in The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares Joyce Carol Oates spins six imaginative tales of suspense. The Corn Maiden is the gut-wrenching story of Marissa, a beautiful and sweet, but somewhat slow, eleven-year-old girl with hair the color of corn : Highbridge, a Division of Recorded Books. Let's spell out the entire title of the new Joyce Carol Oates collection: "The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares: Novellas and Stories of Unspeakable Dread." To lovers of horror fiction, them's Author: BETHANNE PATRICK.


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Taken by an older girl from her school who has told two friends in her thrall of the Indian legend of the Corn Maiden. An incomparable master storyteller in all forms, in The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares Joyce Carol Oates spins six imaginative tales of suspense.

The Corn Maiden is the gut-wrenching story of Marissa, a beautiful and sweet, but somewhat slow, eleven-year-old girl with hair the color of corn silk. An incomparable master storyteller in all forms, in The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares Joyce Carol Oates spins six imaginative tales of suspense.

"The Corn Maiden" is the gut-wrenching story of Marissa, a beautiful and sweet eleven-year-old girl with hair the color of corn silk. "The Corn Maiden" is the gut-wrenching story of Marissa, a beautiful and sweet, but somewhat slow, eleven-year-old girl with hair the color of corn silk.

Her single mother comes home one night to find her missing and panics, frantically knocking on the doors of her neighbors. She finally calls /5(16). “The Corn Maiden: And Other Nightmares” is a collection of short stories in the horror genre by the prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates.

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