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11/22/63 [electronic resource] : A Novel. Stephen King.

King, Stephen. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781451627305 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963, THREE SHOTS RANG OUT IN DALLAS, PRESIDENT KENNEDY DIED, AND THE WORLD CHANGED. WHAT IF YOU COULD CHANGE IT BACK? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King—who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer—takes readers on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it. It begins with Jake Epping, a thirty-five-year-old English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching GED classes. He asks his students to write about an event that changed their lives, and one essay blows him away—a gruesome, harrowing story about the night more than fifty years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a sledgehammer. Reading the essay is a watershed moment for Jake, his life—like Harry's, like America's in...
Target Audience Note: Grade 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.4 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Scribner, 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6064 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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