The Sacrifice: A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates,
The Florida Courier, March 13, 2015

As "The Sacrifice," Joyce Carol Oates’ remarkable novel begins, Sybilla Frye, a 15-year-old girl has been found in the basement of a deserted New Jersey factory, bound, gagged, brutally beaten, smeared with feces, with an epithet ("Nigra Bitch Ku Klux Klann") written on her stomach.

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