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First off, I hate the title. This was not a book that I could read out in public without getting some very concerned looks. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kristy Jewel
I think I am going to start steering clear of Oats, seems like her books are beginning to creep me out.Published 10 months ago by Maggie
The title is an attention grabber. The material is sensationalistic: Gang Rape. But, the novella is incredibly weak. If this was not JCO, it would never have been published. Read morePublished 15 months ago by K.F.
While this shouldn't be on the fiction shelf, it is. Oates has written a very real work, where a raped person is subjected not only to the after effects of the rape itself, but... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Niklas Pivic
On their way home from a Fourth of July party, Teena Maguire and her 12-year-old daughter, Bethie, make the mistake of taking a short-cut through the sketchy-looking park near the... Read morePublished on March 15, 2013 by Liz W.
I'm not sure who is more prolific: Stephen King or Joyce Carol Oates?
I decided to read this book to see how she handled the subject of rape. Read more
OK, not exactly spoiled, but I opened this book before I put them away. My frozen foods are thawed and the meat is warm, so I have to cook it all tonight. Read morePublished on March 31, 2012 by Alice in AZ