Blaze: A Novel

byRichard BachmanForeword byStephen King

February 1, 2008|
Blaze: A Novel by Richard Bachman
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Once upon a time, a fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze on an Olivetti typewriter, then turned the machine over to Stephen King, who used it to write Carrie. Bachman died in 1985 ("cancer of the pseudonym"), but this last gripping Bachman novel resurfaced after being hidden away for decades -- an unforgettable crime story tinged with sadness and suspense. Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., was always a small-time delinquent. None too bright either, thanks to the beatings he got as a kid. Then Blaze met George Rackley, a seasoned pro with a hundred cons and one big idea. The kidnapping should go off without a hitch, with George as the brains behind their dangerous scheme. But there''s only one problem: by the time the deal goes down, Blaze''s partner in crime is dead. Or is he? Includes a previously uncollected story, "Memory" -- the riveting opening to Stephen King''s new Scribner hardcover novel, Duma Key.
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947, to Donald and Nellie Ruth King. King wrote his first short story before he was seven years old. As a teenager, he played on the football team and joined a rock band, but also had two of his short stories published. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in English from...
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Title:Blaze: A Novel
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 7.5 X 4.12 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 7.5 X 4.12 X 1 in
Published:February 1, 2008
Publisher:PB
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781416555049

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