Daddy Love

Daddy Love

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Part-time preacher Chester Cash calls himself Daddy Love. He has abducted, tortured, and raped several young boys into being his lover and his 'son'. Kidnapping Robbie from his mother at a mall, he confines the child in a small box and gradually brainwashes him over subsequent years into believing that they are father and son. Dinah, the boy's mother, who was savagely injured during the abduction, clings to hope that her son is alive.
Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press
Copyright Date: ℗♭2013
ISBN: 9780802193650
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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May 10, 2016

What kind of ending was that??
What happened or was going to happen?
Did not like this unfinished novel at all.

May 27, 2014

I really had to force myself to make it to the end of this book.
It get a bit more bearable in the last chapters. I was ready for a hard read but this was pushing my limit.
Can't even say I'm glad I finished since the ending is rather sudden.

Aug 04, 2013

I am a big fan of Joyce Carol Oates and I think this book addressed an important social issue about abduction and brainwashing. However, I hated the ending. It was abrupt and confusing.

sablegirl Feb 13, 2013

I'm sorry I couldn't give this book negative stars! In my opinion, it was a very sick and depressing book. I skipped through most of the book to get to the ending which was not what I hoped it would be. I DO NOT recommend this book at all! I was very disappointed.


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