The Resource Pursuit, Joyce Carol Oates

Pursuit, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
Pursuit
Title
Pursuit
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a child, Abby had the same recurring nightmare night after night, in which she wandered through a field ridden with human skulls and bones. Now an adult, Abby thinks she’s outgrown her demons, until, the evening before her wedding, the terrible dream returns and forces her to confront the dark secrets from her past she has kept from her new husband, Willem. The following day—less than 24 hours after exchanging vows—Abby steps out into traffic. As his wife lies in her hospital bed, sleeping in fits and starts, Willem tries to determine whether this was an absentminded accident or a premeditated plunge, and he quickly discovers a mysterious set of clues about what his wife might be hiding
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10805072
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newlyweds
  • Nightmares
  • Husband and wife
  • Accidents
  • Secrets
  • Psychic trauma
  • Memories
  • Child abuse
Target audience
general
Label
Pursuit, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Isbn
9781838933036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Pursuit, Joyce Carol Oates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Isbn
9781838933036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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