Condition: As New, still sealed in the original shrink-wrap. Please see the detailed photos. Photos of the actual book you will receive. Includes a Custom Tray Case for display and protection.
This custom traycase is wrapped in a cream linen and leatherette & snaps shut with neodymium magnets. Inside is a two sided placard featuring news events from both timelines of 11/22/63. This sheet was created by obtaining a real evening newspaper from November 22nd 1963. The articles that appear in "our" timeline are all taken and paraphrased from that actual newspaper.
So the facts contained, such as the times of the events, the capture of Oswald, are all accurate based on the real newspaper they were taken from. The print is in color to match the color scheme of the book dust-jacket. On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back?
Stephen Kings heart-stoppingly dramatic new novel is about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassinationa thousand page tour de force. Following his massively successful novel Under the Dome, King sweeps readers back in time to another momenta real life momentwhen everything went wrong: the JFK assassination. And he introduces readers to a character who has the power to change the course of history. He receives an essay from one of the studentsa gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunnings father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced by his crooked walk.Not much later, Jakes friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on an insaneand insanely possiblemission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jakes 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 Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jakes lifea life that transgresses all the normal rules of time. A tribute to a simpler era and a devastating exercise in escalating suspense, 11/22/63 is Stephen King at his epic best. Fine stories to take with us into the night.
- Neil Gaiman on FULL DARK, NO STARS in the Guardian. America's greatest living novelist. King's gift of storytelling is unrivalled. His ferocious imagination is unlimited.King's most purely entertaining novel in years...- John Connolly on UNDER THE DOME. - USA Today on UNDER THE DOME. Tight and energetic from start to finish. - New York Times on UNDER THE DOME. The pedal is indeed to the metal. - Guardian on UNDER THE DOME. Delivers a lot of praise and enjoy. The story comes off the blocks with almost alarming speed... He tells a story like a pro... 11.22.63 kept me up all night. Stephen King at his epic, pedal-to-metal best' -- Alison Flood, Sunday Times, Culture. Not just an accomplished time-travel yarn but an action-heavy meditation on chance, choice and fate.
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