The Resource Strange weather : four short novels, Joe Hill, (electronic resource)

Strange weather : four short novels, Joe Hill, (electronic resource)

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Strange weather : four short novels
Title
Strange weather
Title remainder
four short novels
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Joe Hill
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Language
eng
Summary
A collection of four chilling novels, ingeniously wrought gems of terror from the brilliantly imaginative, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fireman, Joe Hill."One of America's finest horror writers" (Time magazine), Joe Hill has been hailed among legendary talents such as Peter Straub, Neil Gaiman, and Jonathan Letham. In Strange Weather, this "compelling chronicler of human nature's continual war between good and evil," (Providence Journal-Bulletin) who "pushes genre conventions to new extremes" (New York Times Book Review) deftly expose the darkness that lies just beneath the surface of everyday life."Snapshot," performed by Wil Wheaton, is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by "The Phoenician," a tattooed thug who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap.A young man takes to the skies to experience his first parachute jump. . . and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud, a Prospero's island of roiling vapor that seems animated by a mind of its own in "Aloft," performed by Dennis Boutsikaris.On a seemingly ordinary day in Boulder, Colorado, the clouds open up in a downpour of nails--splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover. "Rain," performed by Kate Mulgrew, explores this escalating apocalyptic event, as the deluge of nails spreads out across the country and around the world.In "Loaded," performed by Stephen Lang, a mall security guard in a coastal Florida town courageously stops a mass shooting and becomes a hero to the modern gun rights movement. But under the glare of the spotlights, his story begins to unravel, taking his sanity with it. When an out-of-control summer blaze approaches the town, he will reach for the gun again and embark on one last day of reckoning.With an afterword from Joe Hill, read by the author.Masterfully exploring classic literary themes through the prism of the supernatural, Strange Weather is a stellar collection from an artist who is "quite simply the best horror writer of our generation" (Michael Kortya)
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Hill, Joe
Dewey number
813/.6
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LC call number
PS3608.I4342
LC item number
S77 2017
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris, Stephen Lang, Joe Hill, Wil Wheaton and Kate Mulgrew
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1955-
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  • Boutsikaris, Dennis
  • Lang, Stephen
  • Wheaton, Wil
  • Mulgrew, Kate
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  • Cameras
  • Castaways
  • Nails and spikes
  • Police, Private
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Strange weather : four short novels, Joe Hill, (electronic resource)
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 41 min., 45 sec.))
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online
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9780062694447
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(OCoLC)1007703565
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Label
Strange weather : four short novels, Joe Hill, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 41 min., 45 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062694447
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)1007703565
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