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Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives

Stories From the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense
(Book - 2013)
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A salute to the real femmes fatales of the domestic suspense genre, and the deceitful children, deranged husbands, vengeful friends, and murderous wives they unleashed. Sarah Weinman, one of today's preeminent authorities of crime fiction, brings together fourteen chilling stories by women who--from the 1940s through the mid-1970s--took a scalpel to contemporary society and sliced away to revel its dark essence.
Title: Troubled daughters, twisted wives
stories from the trailblazers of domestic suspense
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Books,, 2013
Characteristics: xxv, 356 pages ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Sarah Weinman
Contents: The heroine / Patricia Highsmith
A nice place to stay / Nedra Tyre
Louisa, please come home / Shirley Jackson
Lavender lady / Barbara Callahan
Sugar and spice / Vera Caspary
Don't sit under the apple tree / Helen Nielsen
Everybody needs a mink / Dorothy B. Hughes
The purple shroud / Joyce Harrington
The stranger in the car / Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
The splintered Monday / Charlotte Armstrong
Lost generation / Dorothy Salisbury Davis
The people across the canyon / Margaret Millar
Mortmain / Miriam Allen Deford
A case of maximum need / Celia Fremlin
Summary: A salute to the real femmes fatales of the domestic suspense genre, and the deceitful children, deranged husbands, vengeful friends, and murderous wives they unleashed. Sarah Weinman, one of today's preeminent authorities of crime fiction, brings together fourteen chilling stories by women who--from the 1940s through the mid-1970s--took a scalpel to contemporary society and sliced away to revel its dark essence.
ISBN: 0143122541
9780143122548
Branch Call Number: FICTION TROUBLED 2013
Bibliography: Includes suggestions for further reading, pages 353-354
Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Women Fiction Daughters Fiction Women murderers Fiction Psychopaths Fiction American fiction Women authors Suspense fiction, American Domestic fiction, American
Genre/Form: Short stories
Topical Term: Women
Daughters
Women murderers
Psychopaths
American fiction
Suspense fiction, American
Domestic fiction, American
LCCN: 2013011939
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A salute to the real femmes fatales of the domestic suspense genre, and the deceitful children, deranged husbands, vengeful friends, and murderous wives they unleashed.


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