The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares

Oates, Joyce Carol

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares
"Corn maiden", the title story, surrounds the disappearance of a sweet blonde-haired child is linked to her mother's indiscretions, a too-obvious schoolteacher and an older student with a fascination for a Native American legend. In addition, Oates offers six other tales of the night.

Publisher: Minneapolis : HighBridge Company, 2011
ISBN: 1611746027
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital


From Library Staff

Whenever I read Oates, the same buzzwords always remind me of Poe: gothic, grotesque, and macabre. Her canon is endless it seems and her place in literary history long since respected but at least ten of her books could be on this list. For her effective short stories try this most recent collec... Read More »

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