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Hangsaman / Shirley Jackson.

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  • ISBN: 9781101616765 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Shirley Jackson's chilling second novel, based on her own experiences and an actual mysterious disappearanceSeventeen-year-old Natalie Waite longs to escape home for college. Her father is a domineering and egotistical writer who keeps a tight rein on Natalie and her long-suffering mother. When Natalie finally does get away, however, college life doesn't bring the happiness she expected. Little by little, Natalie is no longer certain of anything-even where reality ends and her dark imaginings begin. Chilling and suspenseful, Hangsaman is loosely based on the real-life disappearance of a Bennington College sophomore in 1946.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2132 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Suspense.
Genre: Electronic books.

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