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"Jack of Spades" by Joyce Carol Oates

Wednesday, October 02, 2024, 6 p.m.

Jack of Spades is the secret pen name of author Andrew Rush, a successful author who uses his alias to write violent masochistic thrillers. When his secret is accidentally discovered by his daughter, Rush’s life begins to spiral out of control and his entire career and family life are in danger, and the first signs of madness appear when he can hear Jack of Spades talking to him in his mind.

Joyce Carol Oates is a prolific writer of almost 60 novels, plus plays, novellas, and short stories. Active since the early 60s, she still active as an author and a teacher of creative writing, as well as a politically active Twitter user.

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