Desperation

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Penguin, Aug 1, 1997 - Fiction - 560 pages
781 Reviews
There's a place alone Interstate 50 that some call the loneliest place on Earth. It's not a very nice place to live. It's an even worse place to die. It's known as Desperation, Nevada...
 

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Fantastic, but loses a star because of the poor ending. - Goodreads
I think he gave up half way through writing. - Goodreads
great pace on this book - Goodreads
Terrifying and gruesome, but a hopeful ending. - Goodreads
As always, great characterization. - Goodreads
He slow began to think of a plot for a new book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Peter Dudgeon - Goodreads

“A tumbleweed bounced into the road, and the cruiser's radial tires crushed it under. It came out the back looking to Peter Jackson like a nestle of broken fingers.” Chapter 1 - Desperation. I guess I ... Read full review

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Absolutely Stephen King at his best! Read full review

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Stephen King 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.

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