The Resource Revival : a novel, Stephen King

Revival : a novel, Stephen King

Label
Revival : a novel
Title
Revival
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses God, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from age 13, he plays in bands across the country, running from his own family tragedies, losing one job after another when his addictions get the better of him. Decades later, sober and living a decent life, he and Reverend Charles Jacobs meet again in a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and the many terrifying meanings of Revival are revealed. King imbues this spectacularly rich and dark novel with everything he knows about music, addiction, and religious fanaticism, and every nightmare we ever had about death. This is a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Frank Norris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Stephen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug addicts
  • Clergy
  • Rock musicians
  • Religious fanaticism
  • Life change events
  • Good and evil
  • Death
Target audience
general
Label
Revival : a novel, Stephen King
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9781476770383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • pr01284168
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01284168
  • 383752
  • 181575
Label
Revival : a novel, Stephen King
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9781476770383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • pr01284168
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01284168
  • 383752
  • 181575

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