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The Talisman

by Stephen King Author · Peter Straub Author

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On a brisk autumn day, a thirteen-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America -- and into another realm.

One of the most influential and heralded works of fantasy every written, The Talisman is an extraordinary novel of loyalty, awakening, terror, and mystery. Jack Sawyer, on a desperate quest to save his mother's life, must search for a prize across an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, of incredible dangers and even more incredible truths. The prize is essential, but the journey means even more. Let the quest begin....

Publication Details

Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2001

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Peter Straub (Author)

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, most recently A Dark Matter. He has won the Bram Stoker Award for his novels, Lost Boy Lost Girl and In the Night Room, as well as for his recent collection, 5 Stor...

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Stephen King (Author)

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as w...

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