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The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between #1 bestselling author Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

Jack Sawyer, twelve years old, is about to begin a most fantastic journey, an exalting, terrifying quest for the mystical Talisman—the only thing that can save Jack’s dying mother. But to reach his goal, Jack must make his way not only across the breadth of the United States but also through the wondrous and menacing parallel world of the Territories.

     In the Territories, Jack finds another realm, where the air is so sweet and clear a man can smell a radish being pulled from the ground a mile away—and a life can be snuffed out instantly in the continuing struggle between good and evil. And Jack discovers “Twinners,” reflections of the people he knows on earth—most notably Queen Laura, the “Twinner” of Jack’s own imperiled mother. As Jack “flips” between worlds, making his way westward toward the redemptive Talisman, an array of heart-stopping encounters challenges him at every step.

     An unforgettable epic of adventure and resounding triumph, The Talisman is one of the most influential and highly praised works of fantasy ever written.

Synopsis:

Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.

Synopsis:

Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.

About the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451697216
Author:
King, Stephen
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Author:
Straub, Peter
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
black house; dark tower; under the dome; just after sunset; everything s eventual; steven king; stephen king; a good marriage; the shining; misery; shawshank redemption; pet sematary; doctor sleep; mr. mercedes; national book; marriage; betrayal; LA book
Subject:
black house; dark tower; under the dome; just after sunset; everything s eventual; steven king; stephen king; a good marriage; the shining; misery; shawshank redemption; pet sematary; doctor sleep; mr. mercedes; national book; marriage; betrayal; LA book
Subject:
black house; dark tower; under the dome; just after sunset; everything s eventual; steven king; stephen king; a good marriage; the shining; misery; shawshank redemption; pet sematary; doctor sleep; mr. mercedes; national book; marriage; betrayal; LA book
Subject:
black house; dark tower; under the dome; just after sunset; everything s eventual; steven king; stephen king; a good marriage; the shining; misery; shawshank redemption; pet sematary; doctor sleep; mr. mercedes; national book; marriage; betrayal; LA book
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
944
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.12 in

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"Synopsis" by , Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.
"Synopsis" by , Why had twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer’s mother frantically moved the two of them from Rodeo Drive to a New York City apartment to the Alhambra, a fading ocean resort and shuttered amusement park in New Hampshire? Who or what is she running from? She is dying . . . and even young Jack knows she can’t outrun death. But only he can save her—for he has been chosen to search for a prize across an epic landscape of dangers and lies, a realm of innocents and monsters, where everything Jack loves is on the line.
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