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First love: a Gothic tale

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Ecco Press,
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1st ed.
"Josie S- has come with her mother Delia to live in her great-aunt Esther Burkhardt's house in upstate New York. Also living there is Josie's cousin, Jared, Jr., on leave from the Presbyterian seminary. Preoccupied with his studies, impeccably dressed in his starched white shirts, distant and mysterious, Jared, Jr. is an intriguing figure to Josie's curious and impressionable young mind. One summer afternoon, when Josie encounters Jared, Jr. at the riverbank behind the Burkhardt house, dark secrets are shared between them as an unnatural love blooms." "A moody sense of foreboding grips the reader from page one as religion, whispers of dark family secrets, violations of trust and virginity, bad blood, and a hint of incest all haunt the landscape of this startling tale of divided family loyalties, psychological manipulation, and the tangled strands of love and fear in the mind of a young girl groping for her way in one fractured American family."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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full_title first love a gothic tale
author oates joyce carol
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lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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subject_facet Gothic novels, Love stories, New York (State) -- Fiction
title_display First love : a Gothic tale
title_full First love : a Gothic tale / Joyce Carol Oates ; designed and illustrated by Barry Moser
title_short First love :
title_sub a Gothic tale