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Doctor Sleep : a novel

King, Stephen, 1947-

New York : Scribner, 2013.

531 pages ; 25 cm

Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining , in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals.

On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless-mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.

Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant shining power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes "Doctor Sleep."

Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan's own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra's soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted readers of The Shining and satisfy anyone new to this icon in the King canon.


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1 copy available at Paideia School


9781476727653 (hbk.)


1476727651 (hbk.)


9781451698855 (pbk.)


1451698852 (pbk.)


9781451698862 (pbk.)


1451698860 (pbk.)


9781476727660 (ebk.)


9781442362574 (audio)

LC Call No:

PS3561.I483 D65 2013

Dewey Class No:

813/.54 23


King, Stephen, 1947-


Doctor Sleep : a novel / Stephen King.


First Scribner hardcover edition.


531 pages ; 25 cm


text rdacontent


unmediated rdamedia


volume rdacarrier


Psychic ability--Fiction.


Good and evil--Fiction.


Paranormal fiction.

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