Daddy Love

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Head of Zeus, Feb 1, 2013 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Daddy Love, aka Reverend Chester Cash, has for years abducted, tortured, and raped young boys. His latest victim is Robbie, now renamed 'Gideon', and brainwashed into believing that he is Daddy Love's real son. Any time the boy resists or rebels he is met with punishment beyond his wildest nightmares.

As Robbie grows older he begins to realize that the longer he is locked in the shackles of this demon, the greater chance he'll end up like Daddy Love's other 'sons' who were never heard from again. Somewhere within this tortured boy lies a spark of rebellion... and soon he will see just what lengths he must go to in order to have any chance at survival.

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User Review  - Carl_Alves - LibraryThing

I read another book written by Joyce Carol Oates and I absolutely hated it. Despite that, I thought I would give this novel a try. As it turns out, this was way worse than the other book I read from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Swade0710 - LibraryThing

This was the first of her books that I have read though I have wanted to read several and it was very good though a little creepy. It really addresses a subject that no one wants to think about or ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Joyce Carol Oates is the author of over 70 works and the winner of a host of prizes including the National Book Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and two nominations for the Nobel Prize. Oates is Professor of the Humanities at Princeton.

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