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The Shining (The Shining #1)
by Stephen King

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The Shining (The Shining #1) by Stephen King Overview

Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote...and more sinister. And the only one to notice the s Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote...and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old. ©1977 Stephen King; (P)2005 Random House Audio

Stephen King

About The Shining (The Shining #1) Description

Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, M

Data Book The Shining (The Shining #1)

Original Title The Shining ISBN 0450040186 (ISBN13: 9780450040184 ) Edition Language English Series The Shining #1 Characters Wendy Torrance, Danny Torrance, Dick Halloran, Horace Derwent, Stuart Ullman...more , Albert Shockley, Delberg Grady, Watson, Bill Edmonds, Charles Grondin, Sylvia Hunter Derwent, Howard Cottrell, Larry Durkin, Jack Torrance, Wendy Torrance...less setting Colorado (United States) (301)