A Gothic TaleBook - 1996
In her latest book, Joyce Carol Oates explores the bond between victim and abuser through the tangled strands of love and fear in a young girl's mind. Part nightmare, part elegy, "First Love" vividly traces 11-year-old Josie's enchantment with her tormentor, portraying a victimized child's confused mind with chilling accuracy and insight. 7 illustrations.
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J.: Ecco Press, c1996
Characteristics: 85 p. : ill. ; 16 cm