276 pp. 8vo. A novel by National Book Award winning author Joyce Carol Oates, who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize multiple times. Published under the pseudonym Rosamond Smith. "Maggie teaches piano at the Conservatory. Beneath the surface of the academic community, sinister passions are stirring. Suddenly, with a savage act of rape, Maggie's civilized and sophisticated way of life is shattered and she is drawn into a horrifying world of sexual exploitation and violence."Keywords: AMERICAN FICTION LITERATURE First edition. Signed by author (as Joyce Carol Oates, not pseudonymously) without inscription on title page. Publisher's review slip laid in. Spine base faintly discolored. New York: Dutton, 1990. First Edition. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. (Inventory #: 2196935)
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