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Give Me Your Heart

A collection of macabre tales includes "Strip Poker," in which a reckless adolescent girl turns the tables on a group of threatening men; and "Smother," in which a woman's childhood memories threaten her professor mother.

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  • "A collection of macabre tales includes "Strip Poker," in which a reckless adolescent girl turns the tables on a group of threatening men; and "Smother," in which a woman's childhood memories threaten her professor mother."@en
  • "In the chilling world of Give Me Your Heart, the need for love is obsessive, self-destructive and unpredictable. It takes us to forbidden places, confronts us with gruesome truths, and leads us beyond our control. In the unsettling 'Strip Poker', a reckless teenage girl must turn the tables on a group of threatening young men."
  • "An Otto Penzler Book The need for love-obsessive, self-destructive, unpredictable-takes us to forbidden places, as in the chilling world of Give Me Your Heart, a new collection of stories by the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates. In the suspenseful "Strip Poker," a reckless adolescent girl must find a way of turning the tables on a gathering of increasingly threatening young men-Can she "outplay" them' In the award-winning "Smother!" a young woman's nightmare memory of childhood brings trouble on her professor-mother-Which of them will "win"' In "Split/Brain" a woman who has blundered into a lethal situation confronts the possibility of saving herself-Will she take it' In "The First Husband," a jealous man discovers that his wife seems to have lied about her first marriage, and exacts a cruel revenge, years after the fact. In these and other powerful tales, children veer beyond their parents' control, wives and husbands wake up to find that they hardly know each other, haunted pasts intrude upon uncertain futures, and those who bring us the most harm may be the nearest at hand. In ten razor-sharp stories, National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates shows that the most deadly mysteries often begin at home."@en
  • "In the chilling world of Give Me Your Heart, the need for love is obsessive, self-destructive and unpredictable. It takes us to forbidden places, confronts us with gruesome truths, and leads us beyond our control. In the unsettling 'Strip Poker, ' a reckless teenage girl must turn the tables on a group of threatening young men. Can she outplay them? In the award-winning 'Smother!' a daughter's nightmarish childhood memory brings trouble to the door of her bourgeois mother. Which of them will win? In 'The First Husband, ' a jealous man discovers his wife lied about her first marriage, and plan."@en
  • "When the need to be loved takes us where we should not go, and when we discover that those closest to us may actually mean us harm, we have entered the unsettling and brutal world of 'Give Me Your Heart'."@en
  • "A new collection of stories by National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates. In the suspenseful "Strip Poker," a reckless adolescent girl must find a way of turning the tables on a gathering of increasingly threatening young men. Can she outplay them? In the award-winning "Smother!" a young woman's nightmare memory of childhood brings trouble on her professor-mother. Which of them will win? In "Split/Brain" a woman who has blundered into a lethal situation confronts the possibility of saving herself. Will she take it? In "The First Husband," a jealous man discovers that his wife seems to have lied about her first marriage, and exacts a cruel revenge, years after the fact. In these and other powerful tales, children veer beyond their parents' control, wives and husbands wake up to find that they hardly know each other, haunted pasts intrude upon uncertain futures, and those who bring us the most harm may be the nearest at hand."
  • "A new collection of stories by National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates. In the suspenseful "Strip Poker," a reckless adolescent girl must find a way of turning the tables on a gathering of increasingly threatening young men. Can she outplay them? In the award-winning "Smother!" a young woman's nightmare memory of childhood brings trouble on her professor-mother. Which of them will win? In "Split/Brain" a woman who has blundered into a lethal situation confronts the possibility of saving herself. Will she take it? In "The First Husband," a jealous man discovers that his wife seems to have lied about her first marriage, and exacts a cruel revenge, years after the fact. In these and other powerful tales, children veer beyond their parents' control, wives and husbands wake up to find that they hardly know each other, haunted pasts intrude upon uncertain futures, and those who bring us the most harm may be the nearest at hand."@en
  • "The need for love - obsessive, self-destructive, unpredictable - takes us to forbidden places, as in the chilling world of Give Me Your Heart, a new collection of stories by the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates."

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  • "Short stories"
  • "Short stories"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Suspense fiction"@en
  • "Mystery fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"@en

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  • "Give Me Your Heart"@en
  • "Give me your heart : tales of mystery and suspense"@en
  • "Give me your heart : tales of mystery and suspense"
  • "Give me your heart"@en
  • "Give me your heart"
  • "Give me your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense"
  • "GIVE ME YOUR HEART : Tales of Mystery and Suspense"
  • "Give me your heart : tales of mystery & sustpence"
  • "Give me your heart : tales of mystery & suspense"
  • "Give me your heart : tales of mystery & suspense"@en
  • "Give me your heart tales of mystery and suspense"
  • "Give me your heart tales of mystery and suspense"@en