Lisey's Story: A Novel

October 24, 2006|
Lisey's Story: A Novel by Stephen King
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Lisey Debusher Landon lost her husband, Scott, two years ago, after a twenty-five-year marriage of the most profound and sometimes frightening intimacy. Scott was an award-winning, bestselling novelist and a very complicated man. Early in their relationship, before they married, Lisey had to learn from him about books and blood and bools. Later, she understood that there was a place Scott went -- a place that both terrified and healed him, that could eat him alive or give him the ideas he needed in order to live. Now it''s Lisey''s turn to face Scott''s demons, Lisey''s turn to go to Boo''ya Moon. What begins as a widow''s effort to sort through the papers of her celebrated husband becomes a nearly fatal journey into the darkness he inhabited. Perhaps King''s most personal and powerful novel, Lisey''s Story is about the wellsprings of creativity, the temptations of madness, and the secret language of love.
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...
Title:Lisey's Story: A Novel
Product dimensions:528 pages, 9.4 X 6.6 X 1.7 in
Shipping dimensions:528 pages, 9.4 X 6.6 X 1.7 in
Published:October 24, 2006
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780743289412

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