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The gunslinger

Author: Stephen King; Michael Whelan
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2003.
Series: Dark tower, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Plume rev. edView all editions and formats
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This heroic fantasy is set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace that is a dark mirror of our own. A spellbinding tale of good versus evil, it features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations--The Gunslinger, a haunting figure who embodies the qualities of the lone hero through the ages from ancient myth to frontier western legend. His pursuit of The Man in Black, his liaison with the sexually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Stephen, 1947-
Gunslinger.
New York : Penguin Group, 2003
(OCoLC)606996048
Online version:
King, Stephen, 1947-
Gunslinger.
New York : Penguin Group, 2003
(OCoLC)607727550
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King; Michael Whelan
ISBN: 0452284694 9780452284692 0670032549 9780670032549
OCLC Number: 51848510
Description: xxv, 231 pages, [6] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The gunslinger --
The way station --
The oracle and the mountains --
The slow mutants --
The gunslinger and the man in black.
Series Title: Dark tower, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Stephen King ; illustrated by Michael Whelan.

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This heroic fantasy is set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace that is a dark mirror of our own. A spellbinding tale of good versus evil, it features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations--The Gunslinger, a haunting figure who embodies the qualities of the lone hero through the ages from ancient myth to frontier western legend. His pursuit of The Man in Black, his liaison with the sexually ravenous Alice, his friendship with the kid from Earth called Jake, are part of the drama that is both grippingly realistic and eerily dreamlike, an alchemy of storytelling sorcery.

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