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The talisman

Stephen King, Peter Straub

Published by Viking, New York, N.Y., 1984
ISBN 10: 0670691992 / ISBN 13: 9780670691999
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Title: The talisman

Publisher: Viking, New York, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.


Light rubbing and bumped corners; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 644 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 92059

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Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer braves the mysterious dangers of the Territories, a surreal parallel world, in his quest--across the United States-for the Talisman, the only hope for his dying mother and for his own survival.

From the Inside Flap: 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 has 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 ever 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
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