The Resource Mile 81, Stephen King, (electronic resource)

Mile 81, Stephen King, (electronic resource)

Label
Mile 81
Title
Mile 81
Statement of responsibility
Stephen King
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mile 81 is Stand by Me meets Christine ?the story of an insatiable car and a heroic kid. At Mile 81 on the Maine Turnpike is a boarded-up rest stop, a place where high school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high school kids have always gotten into. It's the place where Pete Simmons, armed only with the magnifying glass he got for his tenth birthday, finds a discarded bottle of vodka in the boarded up burger shack and drinks enough to pass out. Not much later, a mud-covered station wagon (which is strange because there hadn't been any rain in New England for over a week) veers into the Mile 81 rest area, ignoring the sign that says "closed, no services." The driver's door opens but nobody gets out. By the time Pete Simmons wakes up from his vodka nap, there are half a dozen cars at the Mile 81 rest stop. But two kids and a horse are the only living things left...unless you maybe count the wagon. With the heart of Stand By Me and the genius horror of Christine , Mile 81 is Stephen King unleashing his imagination as he drives past one of those road signs. In the bonus story "The Dune," originally published in Granta 's October 2011 horror issue, retired Florida Supreme Court Judge Harvey Beecher tells his lawyer about a mysterious sand dune on an unnamed island a short distance off the Gulf coastline of his family's property. Harvey first visited the island at the age of ten in 1932, after his grandfather, a scoundrel and land speculator who'd created the family fortune, told him Blackbeard's treasure might be buried there. Traveling to the island became a daily addiction for Harvey...and now his lawyer is about to discover the shocking reason why
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King, Stephen
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fiction
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  • Sadoski, Thomas
  • Herrmann, Edward
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  • Fiction
  • Horror
  • Literature
  • Thriller
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Label
Mile 81, Stephen King, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/68a22e37-a4d8-48dc-a8c2-1036bd2c075e
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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online
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Isbn
9781442349148
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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68A22E37-A4D8-48DC-A8C2-1036BD2C075E
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Label
Mile 81, Stephen King, (electronic resource)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/68a22e37-a4d8-48dc-a8c2-1036bd2c075e
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442349148
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
68A22E37-A4D8-48DC-A8C2-1036BD2C075E
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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