The Resource 11/22/63
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- Stephen King.
- Title variation
- Eleven twenty-two sixty-three
- Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlisted Jake on an insane -- and insanely possible -- mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jake's new life as George Amberson and his new world of Elvis and JFK, of big American cars and sock hops, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sandie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake's life -- a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time
- Goodreads Choice Award, 2011.
- Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2011.
- New York Times Notable Book 2011
- Thriller Award for Best Novel, 2012.
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- no index present
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- LC item number
- A615 2011b
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- Target audience
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