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The Colorado kid

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Stephanie McCann is a journalism student at University of Ohio. Her summer internship brings her to Moose-Lookit Island, ME where she tags along after Vince Teague and David Bowie--two salty newsmen who've been running The Weekly Islander together for forty years.

Over those decades, the old guys have seen it all. With Stephanie's help, they review a cold case involving "The Colorado Kid"--an anonymous tourist visiting the island who turned up dead in the Spring of 1980.

The Colorado Kid is classic King. He deftly weaves a charming and funny New England yarn featuring good old fashioned Island storytelling.

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On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There's no identification on the body. Only the dogged work of a pair of local newspapermen and a graduate student in forensics turns up any clues.

But that's just the beginning of the mystery. Because the more they learn about the man and the baffling circumstances of his death, the less they understand. Was it an impossible crime? Or something stranger still...?

No one but Stephen King could tell this story about the darkness at the heart of the unknown and our compulsion to investigate the unexplained. With echoes of Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon and the work of Graham Greene, one of the world's great storytellers presents a surprising tale that explores the nature of mystery itself...

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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories, American, Downloadable audio books, Forensic sciences -- Fiction, Homicide investigation -- Maine -- Fiction, Large type books, Maine -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Investigation -- Maine -- Fiction, Newspaper employees -- Fiction
title_display The Colorado kid
title_full The Colorado Kid, The Colorado kid / by Stephen King, The Colorado kid [electronic resource] / Stephen King, The Colorado kid [sound recording] / by Stephen King ; an unabridged performance by Jeffrey DeMunn, The Colorado kid [text (large print)] / Stephen King
title_short The Colorado kid
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Forensic sciences, Homicide investigation, Investigation, Large type books, Literature, Missing persons, Newspaper employees