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Carthage

By Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- author

A young girl's disappearance rocks a community and a family in this stirring examination of grief, faith, justice, and the atrocities of war from Joyce Carol Oates, "one of the great artistic forces of our time" (The Nation)

Zeno Mayfield's daughter has disappeared into the night, gone missing in the wilds of the Adirondacks. But when the community of Carthage joins a father's frantic search for the girl, they discover the unlikeliest of suspects—a decorated Iraq War veteran with close ties to the Mayfield family. As grisly evidence mounts against the troubled war hero, the family must wrestle with the possibility of having lost a daughter forever.

Carthage plunges us deep into the psyche of a wounded young corporal haunted by unspeakable acts of wartime aggression, while unraveling the story of a disaffected young girl whose exile from her family may have come long before her disappearance.

Dark and riveting, Carthage is a powerful addition to the Joyce Carol Oates canon, one that explores the human capacity for violence, love, and forgiveness, and asks if it's ever truly possible to come home again.

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Publish Date

2014

ISBN

9780062208125


Format: Book
Author: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author
Summary: When a young girl disappears near a community in the Adirondacks, the people of the town of Carthage must face the fact that an Iraq War veteran is the prime suspect.
Title: Carthage / Joycle Carol Oates.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : HarperColli s Publishers, 2014.
Subject: Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction. Veterans -- Fiction. Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction. Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction. New York (State) -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780062208125 0062208128 9780062298829 0062298828
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: F Oates
Oclc: 867716927
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Bib Id: 492770

Format: Book
Author: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
Summary: When a young girl disappears near a community in the Adirondacks, the people of the town of Carthage must face the fact that an Iraq War veteran is the prime suspect.
Title: Carthage / Joycle Carol Oates.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : HarperColli s Publishers, 2014.
Description: 482 p. 22 cm.
Subjects: Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Subjects: Veterans -- Fiction.
Subjects: Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction.
Subjects: Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Subjects: New York (State) -- Fiction.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
ISBN: 9780062208125
ISBN: 0062208128
ISBN: 9780062298829
ISBN: 0062298828
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: F Oates