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Desperation Cover


By Stephen King

Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451188465, 560pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1997


There's a place alone Interstate 50 that some call the loneliest place on Earth. It's not a very nice place to live. It's an even worse place to die. It's known as Desperation, Nevada...

About the Author
Stephen King, the world's bestselling novelist, was educated at the University of Maine at Orono. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, and their children in Bangor, Maine.

Praise For Desperation

"A big, serious, scary novel. . . . King is at the top of his game."
Entertainment Weekly

"Surreal, tragic, scary . . . builds to an epic climax. Terror that resonates long after the book is finished."
The Washington Post Book World