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Bag of bones

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: New York : Scribner Classics, 2018. ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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Set in the Maine territory King has made mythic, Bag of Bones recounts the plight of forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, who is unable to stop grieving following the sudden death of his wife Jo, and who can no longer bear to face the blank screen of his computer. Now his nights are plagued by vivid nightmares, all set at the Maine summerhouse he calls Sara Laughs. Despite these dreams, or perhaps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Ghost stories
Horror fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King
ISBN: 9781982102494 1982102497
OCLC Number: 1088305440
Notes: "A novel"--Page [1] of cover.
"Includes a special Q&A with Stephen King from the original 1998 publication"--Page [1] of cover.
Description: 528 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Stephen King.

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Set in the Maine territory King has made mythic, Bag of Bones recounts the plight of forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, who is unable to stop grieving following the sudden death of his wife Jo, and who can no longer bear to face the blank screen of his computer. Now his nights are plagued by vivid nightmares, all set at the Maine summerhouse he calls Sara Laughs. Despite these dreams, or perhaps because of them, Mike returns to the lakeside getaway. There he finds his beloved Yankee town held in the grip of a powerful millionaire, Max Devore, who will do anything to take his three-year-old granddaughter away from her widowed young mother. As Mike is drawn into their struggle, as he falls in love with both mother and child, he is also drawn into the mystery of Sara Laughs, now the site of ghostly visitations, ever-escalating nightmares, and the sudden recovery of his writing ability. What are the forces that have been unleashed here-and what do they want of Mike Noonan?

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