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The talisman

Author: Stephen King; Peter Straub
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2001, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a brisk autumn day, a thirteen-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: Horror fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King; Peter Straub
ISBN: 0345444884 9780345444882
OCLC Number: 47729090
Notes: Originally published: New York: Putnam, 1984.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 735 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Jack lights out --
The Alhambra Inn and Gardens --
The funnel opens --
Speedy Parker --
Jack goes over --
Jack and Lilly --
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 on 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 --
Sloat in this world/Orris in the Territories (III) --
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 thirteen-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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