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Author Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Title Black dahlia & white rose / Joyce Carol Oates.
Published New York : Ecco, c2012.
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 Floor4  PS3565.A8 B45 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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.
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.
Subject Short stories.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Alternate Title Black dahlia and white rose
ISBN 9780062195692
OCLC number 794922094