The gunslinger
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Series:
Dark Tower volume 1.
Published:
New York : Pocket Books, 2016.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Pocket books paperback edition.
Physical Desc:
xvii, 330 pages ; 19 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
750L
Status:
Hillwood High - Teen Fiction
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Description
Now 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:
9781501161803 (mass pbk.), 1501161806 (mass pbk.), 9781501166112, 1501166115
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
750

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Description
Roland, the world's last gunslinger, tracks an enigmatic Man in Black toward a forbidding dark tower, fighting forces both mortal and other-worldly on his quest.
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APA Citation (style guide)

King, S. (2016). The gunslinger. First Pocket books paperback edition. New York: Pocket Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen, 1947-. 2016. The Gunslinger. New York: Pocket Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen, 1947-, The Gunslinger. New York: Pocket Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

King, Stephen. The Gunslinger. First Pocket books paperback edition. New York: Pocket Books, 2016. Print.

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