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Jack of spades [electronic resource]. Joyce Carol Oates.

Oates, Joyce Carol. (Author). Barrett, Joe. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781622319343 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Joe Barrett.
Summary, etc.: Andrew J. Rush has achieved the kind of critical and commercial success most authors only dream about: his twenty-eight mystery novels have sold millions of copies in nearly thirty countries, and he has a top agent and publisher in New York. He also has a loving wife, three grown children, and is a well-regarded philanthropist in his small New Jersey town. But Rush is hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym “Jack of Spades,” he writes another string of novels—dark potboilers that are violent, lurid, even masochistic. These are novels that the refined, upstanding Andrew Rush wouldn’t be seen reading, let alone writing. Until one day, his daughter comes across a Jack of Spades novel that he has carelessly left out and begins to ask questions. Meanwhile, Rush receives a court summons in the mail explaining that a local woman has accused him of plagiarizing her own self-published fiction. Rush’s reputation, career, and family life all come under threat—and unbidden, in the back...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 136563 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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