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Bag of bones: a novel

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Stephen King's most gripping and unforgettable novel, "Bag of Bones," is a story of grief and a lost love's enduring bonds, of a new love haunted by the secrets of the past, of an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire.

Set in the Maine territory King has made mythic, "Bag of Bones" recounts the plight of forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, who is unable to stop grieving even four years after the sudden death of his wife, Jo, and who can no longer bear to face the blank screen of his word processor.

Now his nights are plagued by vivid nightmares of the house by the lake. Despite these dreams, or perhaps because of them, Mike finally returns to Sara Laughs, the Noonans' isolated summer home.

He finds his beloved Yankee town familiar on its surface, but much changed underneath -- held in the grip of a powerful millionaire, Max Devore, who twists the very fabric of the community to his purpose: to take his three-year-old granddaughter away from her widowed young mother. As Mike is drawn into their struggle, as he falls in love with both of them, he is also drawn into the mystery of Sara Laughs, now the si

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Authors -- Fiction, Custody of children -- Fiction, Electronic books, Ghost stories, Grandfathers -- Fiction, Horror tales, American, Maine -- Fiction, Widowers -- Fiction, Widows -- Fiction
title_display Bag of bones
title_full Bag of Bones A Novel, Bag of bones / Stephen King, Bag of bones [sound recording] : a novel / Stephen King
title_short Bag of bones
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Authors, Custody of children, Fiction, Grandfathers, Horror, Horror tales, American, Suspense, Widowers, Widows