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Doctor sleep : a novel

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2019. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Gallery Books trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Years ago, the haunting of the Overlook Hotel nearly broke young Dan Torrance's sanity, as his paranormal gift known as "the shining" opened a door straight into hell. And even though Dan is all grown up, the ghosts of the Overlook--and his father's legacy of alcoholism and violence--kept him drifting aimlessly for most of his life. Now, Dan has finally found some order in the chaos by working in a local hospice,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Horror fiction
Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King
ISBN: 9781982131807 1982131802
OCLC Number: 1085699339
Notes: "A sequel to The shining"--Cover.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Description: 531 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Stephen King.

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"Years ago, the haunting of the Overlook Hotel nearly broke young Dan Torrance's sanity, as his paranormal gift known as "the shining" opened a door straight into hell. And even though Dan is all grown up, the ghosts of the Overlook--and his father's legacy of alcoholism and violence--kept him drifting aimlessly for most of his life. Now, Dan has finally found some order in the chaos by working in a local hospice, earning the nickname "Doctor Sleep" by secretly using his special abilities to comfort the dying and prepare them for the afterlife. But when he unexpectedly meets twelve-year-old Abra Stone--who possesses an even more powerful manifestation of the shining--the two find their lives in sudden jeopardy at the hands of the ageless and murderous nomadic tribe known as the True Knot, reigniting Dan's own demons and summoning him to battle for this young girl's soul and survival..."--Amazon.com.

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