The gunslinger
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Series:
Dark Tower volume 1.
Published:
New York, NY : Scribner, [2016].
Format:
eBook
Physical Desc:
1 online resource (268 pages) : illustrations.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
750L
Rating:
5.3.
Status:
MackinVIA
Description
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba "An impressive work of mythic magnitude that may turn out to be Stephen King's greatest literary achievement" ( The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ), The Gunslinger is the first volume in the epic Dark Tower Series. A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King's most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frightening ways, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake. Inspired in part by the Robert Browning narrative poem, "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came," The Gunslinger is "a compelling whirlpool of a story that draws one irretrievable to its center" ( Milwaukee Sentinel ). It is "brilliant and fresh…and will leave you panting for more" ( Booklist ).
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781501141386, 1501141384
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
750
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

King, S., & Whelan, M. (2016). The gunslinger. New York, NY: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen, 1947- and Michael Whelan. 2016. The Gunslinger. New York, NY: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen, 1947- and Michael Whelan, The Gunslinger. New York, NY: Scribner, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen, and Michael Whelan. The Gunslinger. New York, NY: Scribner, 2016. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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