By Stephen King and Peter Straub
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In a terrifying trip across America, young Jack Sawyer is searching for the Talisman, the only thing that can save his dying mother. His quest takes him into the menacing Territories where violence, surprise and the titanic struggle between good and evil reach across a mythic landscape.
Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas, including CARRIE, THE STAND and RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION `from the collection DIFFERENT SEASONS`, BAG OF BONES, ON WRITING and most recently CELL, LISEY`S STORY and DUMA KEY. He wrote several novels under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman, including BLAZE `June 2007`. He won America`s prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA. Since rocketing to fame with his acclaimed Ghost Story, Peter Straub has constantly featured in the bestseller lists, most recently with The Throat
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10 Jan 2008
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Hodder & Stoughton