Revival: a novel

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"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses God, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from age 13, he plays in bands across the country, running from his own family tragedies, losing one job after another when his addictions get the better of him. Decades later, sober and living a decent life, he and Reverend Charles Jacobs meet again in a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and the many terrifying meanings of Revival are revealed. King imbues this spectacularly rich and dark novel with everything he knows about music, addiction, and religious fanaticism, and every nightmare we ever had about death. This is a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Frank Norris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe"--
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9781476770390
9781476770383
9781467687607
9781476770406
9781410473837
9781442379404
141047383
146768760
9781442372764
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Grouping Title revival
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Clergy -- Fiction, Death -- Fiction, Drug addicts -- Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, Horror tales, American, Large type books, Life change events -- Fiction, New England -- Fiction, Religious fanaticism -- Fiction, Rock musicians -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, American
title_display Revival : a novel
title_full Revival : a novel / Stephen King, Revival A Novel, Revival [sound recording] : a novel / Stephen King, Revival [text (large print)] / Stephen King
title_short Revival :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Clergy, Death, Drug addicts, Fiction, Good and evil, Horror, Horror tales, American, Large type books, Life change events, Literature, Religious fanaticism, Rock musicians, Suspense, Suspense fiction, American, Thriller