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The talisman

Author: Stephen King; Peter Straub
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking : Putnam, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America--and into another realm.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantastic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Stephen, 1947-
Talisman.
New York, N.Y. : Viking : Putnam, 1984
(OCoLC)567942392
Online version:
King, Stephen, 1947-
Talisman.
New York, N.Y. : Viking : Putnam, 1984
(OCoLC)631872738
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King; Peter Straub
ISBN: 0670691992 9780670691999
OCLC Number: 10877824
Description: x, 644 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jack Lights Out --
The Alhambra Inn and Gardens --
The Funnel Opens --
Speedy Parker --
Jack Goes Over --
Jack and Lily --
Interlude: Sloat in This World (I) --
The Road of Trials --
The Queen's Pavillion --
Farren --
The Oatley Tunnel --
Jack in the Pitcher Plant --
Elroy --
The Death of Jerry Bledsoe --
Jack Goes to the Market --
The Men in the Sky --
Buddy Parkins --
Snowball Sings --
Wolf --
Interlude: Sloat in This World (II) --
Wolf and the Herd --
Wolf Goes to the Movies --
Jack in the Box --
A Collision of Worlds --
Taken by the Law --
The Sunlight Home --
The Sermon --
Ferd Janklow --
Jack Names the Planets --
Jack and Wolf Go to Hell --
Wolf in the Box --
Jack Lights Out Again --
Jack's Dream --
Richard at Thayer --
Thayer Gets Weird --
Thayer Goes to Hell --
"Send Out Your Passenger!" --
Richard in the Dark --
Interlude: Sloat in This World / Orris in the Territories (III) --
The Talisman --
Anders --
Interlude: Sloat in This World (IV) --
The Blasted Lands --
Jack and Richard Go to War --
Richard Remembers --
The End of the Road --
Point Venuti --
Speedy on the Beach --
Interlude: Sloat in This World (V) --
The Black Hotel --
Jack and the Talisman --
News from Everywhere --
The Earthquake --
In Which Many Things Are Resolved on the Beach --
Another Journey --
Journey's End.
Responsibility: Stephen King, Peter Straub.
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On a brisk autumn day, a twelve-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America--and into another realm.

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