The gunslinger: The Dark Tower Series, Book 1

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Series:
Dark Tower volume 1.
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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
750L
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Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, of In-World that was, as he pursues his enigmatic antagonist to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western Sea. Roland is a solitary figure, perhaps accursed, who with a strange singlemindedness traverses an exhausted, almost timeless landscape. The people he encounters are left behind, or worse-left dead. At a way station, however, he meets Jake, a boy from a particular time (1977) and a particular place (New York City), and soon the two are joined-khef, ka, and ka-tet. The mountains lie before them. So does the man in black and, somewhere far beyond...the Dark Tower.
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ISBN:
9780451210845
9781501182105
9780451160522
9780452284692
9780670032549
9780606391627
9781508217435
9781402559440
9781501141386
9781501168369
9780452279605
9780452261341
9781501143519
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.3, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
750L
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Grouping Title gunslinger
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-21 13:39:04PM
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auth_author2 Guidall, George,, Guidall, George., Whelan, Michael, 1950-
author King, Stephen.
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display_description In the first book of this brilliant series, now expanded and revised by the author, Stephen King introduces readersto one of his most enigmatic heroes, Roland of Gilead, thelast gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which frighteningly mirrors our own, Roland pursuesthe man in black, encounters an alluring woman named Alice,and begins a friendship with the boy from New York called Jake.
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subject_facet Action and adventure fiction, Audiobooks, Audiobooks -- Fiction, Comics (Graphic works), Epic fiction, FICTION / Horror, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Suspense, FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural, FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense, Fantasy -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy comics, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, American, Fiction, Good and evil, Good and evil -- Fiction, Graphic novels, Gunfighters, Gunfighters -- Fiction, Heroes -- Fiction, Horror fiction, Magic, Magic -- Fiction, Novels, Phantastische Erza?hlung, Quests (Expeditions), Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction, Roland, Roland (Fictitious character : King), Roland (Fictitious character : King) -- Comic books, strips, etc, Roland (Fictitious character : King) -- Fiction, Science fiction, Sound recordings
title_display The gunslinger
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title_short The gunslinger
title_sub The Dark Tower Series, Book 1
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