The Dead Zone (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 1, 1980 - Fiction - 416 pages
16 Reviews
Beware, The Wheel of Fortune...

Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into...the dead zone.

Johnny Smith, the small-town schoolteacher who spun the wheel of fortune and won a four-and-a-half-year trip into...the dead zone.

John Smith, who awakened from an interminable coma with an accursed power—the power to see the future and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in...the dead zone.


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User Review  - Debbi - Goodreads

I'm rereading this -- probably for the fifth time or so -- because it's likely my favorite of all of King's novels. The way he combines plot with characterization is nonpareil. This man is one of the very best contemporary novelists we have. Read full review

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User Review  - Chelsea - Goodreads

I am a frighteningly devout Stephen King fangirl, but sometimes his writing habits just become too tedious and this was one of those times. His fixation on religious fanaticism is particularly boring ... Read full review

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Chapter 1
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
The Laughing Tiger
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23

Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Notes from the Dead Zone

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About the author (1980)

Stephen King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King. He has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit,” and is the 2003 recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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