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Sleeping beauties

Author: Stephen King; Owen King
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare. One woman, the mysterious "Eve Black," is immune to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Horror tales
Dystopian fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Horror fiction
Paranormal fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King; Owen King
ISBN: 9781432842413 1432842412
OCLC Number: 1054903884
Notes: "In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare. One woman, the mysterious "Eve Black," is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Eve a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Abandoned, left to their increasingly primal urges, the men divide into warring factions, some wanting to kill Eve, some to save her. Others exploit the chaos to wreak their own vengeance on new enemies. All turn to violence in a suddenly all-male world" -- Page [4] of cover.
Description: 915 pages (large print) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Stephen King and Owen King.

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"In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare. One woman, the mysterious "Eve Black," is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Eve a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Abandoned, left to their increasingly primal urges, the men divide into warring factions, some wanting to kill Eve, some to save her. Others exploit the chaos to wreak their own vengeance on new enemies. All turn to violence in a suddenly all-male world"--

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