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Desperation - by Stephen King (Paperback)

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  • Stephen King's #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else.
  • About the Author: Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers.
  • 624 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Horror

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About the Book



Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces compel them to fight for their lives.



Book Synopsis



Stephen King's #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem...

"I see holes like eyes. My mind is full of them."

For all intents and purposes, police officer Collie Entragian, chief law enforcement for the small mining town of Desperation, Nevada, appears to be completely insane. He's taken to stopping vehicles along the desolate Interstate 50 and abducting unwary travelers with various unusual ploys. There's something very wrong here in Desperation...and Officer Entragian is only at the surface of it. The secrets embedded in Desperation's landscape, and the horrifying evil that infects the town like some viral hot zone, are both awesome and terrifying. But one of Entragian's victims, young David Carver, seems to know--and it scares him nearly to death to realize this truth--that the forces being summoned to combat this frightful, maniacal aberration are of equal and opposite intensity...



About the Author



Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes the short story collection You Like It Darker, Holly, Fairy Tale, Billy Summers, If It Bleeds, The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and a television series streaming on Peacock). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower, It, Pet Sematary, Doctor Sleep, and Firestarter are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest-grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inches (W) x 1.6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.0 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 624
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Horror
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Format: Paperback
Author: Stephen King
Language: English
Street Date: February 20, 2018
TCIN: 89867400
UPC: 9781501192234
Item Number (DPCI): 247-25-7474
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.6 inches length x 5.3 inches width x 8.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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