The world's most popular author turns from horror to noir with this novel. A novice newspaperwoman gains insight into the nature of mystery itself when her journalism mentors tell her about a 25-year-old unsolved investigation involving a man found dead on an island off the coast of Maine. Original.The world's most popular author turns from horror to noir with this novel. A novice newspaperwoman gains insight into the nature of mystery itself when her journalism mentors tell her about a 25-year-old unsolved investigation involving a man found dead on an island off the coast of Maine. Original.Read Less
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4 CD's, fine, in white and red cardboard pictorial box. Unabridged. Stephanie McCann is a journalism student at University of Ohio. Her summer internship brings her to Moose-Lookit Island, ME where she tags along after Vince Teague and David Bowie--two salty newsmen who've been running The Weekly Islander together for forty years.
Great story and book was in such good shape.I always love getting books from here as they always come quickly and in great shape. This story as all other Stephen King stories is amazing.
Jan 7, 2011
A Good Mystery
Curiously enough, it?s a murder mystery that is based on a newspaper clipping. At first I didn?t think I was gonna like this one, but once giving it a chance I found myself pushing to the end to get more and more information on the island?s story. Like Steffi, the two old men storytellers have you hanging on to the next bit of information. But after 25 years what makes you or her think that this mystery can be solved? It feels as if all the clues are there, so the answer should be too, right?
Apr 9, 2010
I just couldn't get into this book. I couldn't get the point.
Jul 13, 2007
not too shabby
this book was not to bad
Apr 30, 2007
Mystery lovers read here!
Stephen King is the best when it comes to horror stories, but The Colorado Kid is a deviant from this norm. A college student doing an internship in a small town on the coast of Maine is "taught" a story of a man, a dead man that no one knows.
This book is NOT gory, it is NOT horror, but it IS a good book, for those who like mysteries. For others, this book would not be a good choice if you are expecting a regular Stephen King novel.
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