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The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novelby Stephen King
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The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the “literary event” (Entertainment Weekly) of The Green Mile is now available in its entirety.
When The Green Mile first appeared, serialized as one volume per month, Stephen King’s The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller list—simultaneously—and delighted millions of fans the world over.
Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with “Old Sparky,” Cold Mountain’s electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years working the Mile. But he’s never seen anyone like John Coffey, a man with the body of a giant and the mind of a child, condemned for a crime terrifying in its violence and shocking in its depravity. In this place of ultimate retribution, Edgecombe is about to discover the terrible, wondrous truth about Coffey, a truth that will challenge his most cherished beliefs...and yours.
About the Author
Stephen King is the O. Henry Award-winning author of more than thirty books, including Hearts in Atlantis, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Bag of Bones, The Shining, The Stand, The Green Mile, and the stories on which the Academy Award®-nominated films Carrie, Stand by Me, and The Shawshank Redemption are based. He is also the author of Storm of the Century, an original screenplay written for television. His most recent volume in the Dark Tower series is Wizard and Glass. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Table of Contents
Part One: TheTwo dead girls.-- Part Two: TheMouse on the mile.-- Part Three:Coffey's hands.-- Part Four: TheBad death of Eduard Delacroix.-- Part Five:Night journey.-- Part Six:Coffey on the mile.
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