Carthage (Compact Disc)

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A young girl s disappearance rocks a community and a family in this stirring examination of grief, faith, justice, and the atrocities of war from Joyce Carol Oates, one of the great artistic forces of our time ("Nation").

Zeno Mayfield s daughter has disappeared into the night, gone missing in the wilds of the Adirondacks. But when the community of Carthage joins a father s frantic search for the girl, they discover the unlikeliest of suspects a decorated Iraq War veteran with close ties to the Mayfield family. As grisly evidence mounts against the troubled war hero, the family must wrestle with the possibility of having lost a daughter forever.

"Carthage" plunges us deep into the psyche of a wounded young corporal haunted by unspeakable acts of wartime aggression, while unraveling the story of a disaffected young girl whose exile from her family may have come long before her disappearance.

Dark and riveting, "Carthage" is a powerful addition to the Joyce Carol Oates canon, one that explores the human capacity for violence, love, and forgiveness and asks if it s ever truly possible to come home again.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781482996241
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: January 21st, 2014