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The Resource The black house, Patricia Highsmith

The black house, Patricia Highsmith

Label
The black house
Title
The black house
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Highsmith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Horrific tragedy becomes disturbingly ordinary in The Black House, a collection of short stories, written during a particularly dark time in Patricia Highsmith's life. As readers will discover, the work eerily evokes the warm familiarities of suburban life: the manicured lawns, the white picket fences, and the local pubs, each providing the backbone for her chilling portraits. Seemingly small indiscretions and infidelities - along with love affairs and murder - consume the characters that commit them. Cycles of destructive jealousy overwhelm the cheating protagonists of "Blow It" and "When in Rome," and the title story explores small-town male camaraderie and the destructive secret it masks
Cataloging source
DLC
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1921-1995
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Highsmith, Patricia
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
Label
The black house, Patricia Highsmith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Something the cat dragged in -- Not one of us -- The terrors of basket-weaving -- Under a dark angel's eye -- I despise your life -- The dream of the Emma C -- Old folks at home -- When in Rome -- Blow it -- The kite -- The black house
Control code
ocm16714416
Isbn
9780393326314
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
87040395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The black house, Patricia Highsmith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Something the cat dragged in -- Not one of us -- The terrors of basket-weaving -- Under a dark angel's eye -- I despise your life -- The dream of the Emma C -- Old folks at home -- When in Rome -- Blow it -- The kite -- The black house
Control code
ocm16714416
Isbn
9780393326314
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
87040395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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