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- CENTRAL: First Floor Collection
Shirley Jackson : four novels of the 1940s & 50s : The road through the wall ; Hangsaman ; The bird's nest ; The sundial
- FICTION JACK (CEN)
New York, NY : Library of America, 
850 pages ; 21 cm.
The Road Through the Wall explores the secret longings, petty hatreds and ultimate terrors that lurk behind the manicured lawns and picture-perfect domestic facades of a California suburb. In Hangsaman, precocious Natalie Waite grows increasingly dependent on a friend who may or may not be imaginary. The Bird's Nest pits four unforgettable characters against each other in a battle for control: the shy, migraine-prone young officer worker Elizabeth versus Elizabeth's other multiple personalities. In the Sundial, the eccentric Halloran clan, gathered at the family manse for a funeral, becomes convinced that the world is about to end and that only those who remain within the house will be saved!