Extenuating circumstances : stories of crime and suspense / Joyce Carol Oates.
- ISBN: 163808405X
- ISBN: 9781638084051
- Physical Description: 615 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
- Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
- Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2022.
Regular print version previously published by Penzler Publishers / The Mysterious Press.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The death of Mrs. Sheer -- In the warehouse -- By the river -- Queen of the night -- The revenge of the foot, 1970 -- The doll -- Little wife -- Yarrow -- Haunted -- Death Valley -- Craps -- Family -- Ladies and gentlemen: -- Why don't you come live with me, it's time -- The buck -- The model -- Extenuating circumstances -- The girl who was to die -- Poor Bibi -- The undesirable table -- The hand-puppet -- Valentine -- The collector of hearts -- The sons of Angus MacElster.
"Two hitmen in a depressed rust belt town struggle with a job gone wrong. A girl witnesses a horrifying accident and carries it with her for the rest of her life. Medical students bring a severed foot to a college party. Five-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Joyce Carol Oates has made a career of exploring the forbidden corners of human experience, and the stories collected here, spanning her first three decades as a writer, are among her most unsettling and unforgettable works to date."-- Provided by publisher.
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