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Little bird of heaven a novel by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Life change events,
  • Fiction

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When a young wife and mother named Zoe Kruller is found brutally murdered, the Sparta police target two primary suspects, her estranged husband, Delray Kruller, and her longtime lover, Eddy Diehl. In turn, the Krullers" son, Aaron, and Eddy Diehl"s daughter, Krista, become obsessed with each other, each believing the other"s father is guilty until they meet again as adults, ready to exorcise the ghosts of the past and come to terms with their legacy of guilt, misplaced love, and redemptive yearning.

Edition Notes

StatementJoyce Carol Oates
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.A7 L58 2009b
The Physical Object
Pagination442 pages ;
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26644958M
ISBN 10161664396X
ISBN 109781616643966
OCLC/WorldCa702096076

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