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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon - Stephen King
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
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'The world had teeth and it could bite you with them anytime it wanted. Trisha McFarland discovered this when she was nine years old. Trying not to be terrified. Trying not to think that sometimes when people got lost in the woods they got seriously hurt. Sometimes they died.' In Trisha's panic... show more
'The world had teeth and it could bite you with them anytime it wanted. Trisha McFarland discovered this when she was nine years old. Trying not to be terrified. Trying not to think that sometimes when people got lost in the woods they got seriously hurt. Sometimes they died.' In Trisha's panic to get back on the track, she takes turnings which lead her deeper and deeper into the woods. With only a small amount of food and water in her knapsack, she begins to give up hope of ever getting out. Alive. The only thing that keeps her going is her Walkman on which she listens avidly to Red Sox baseball games, creating an imaginary friendship with her hero Tom Gordon. And as she struggles for survival and a way out, she realises she's not alone. There's something else in the woods - and it's watching her...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780340765593 (0340765593)
Publisher: New English Library
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Woods Square
Lately, I've been applying the Bechdel test to books. It's actually quite sad how many of them fail. From a techincal standpoint, this book fails as well. But like Gravity, it is a story about survival with other characters making only brief appearances.Trisha is a young girl whose parents are divor...
Audio Book Junkie
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5.0 "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon" by Stephen King
Stephen King is always a great storyteller. He has a talent for the linking the things that make us most human to the things we most dread and making us care as much as we fear. During the course of his (usually long) books, he slowly lures us into the places where the supernatural is so close, we c...
The Lethal Librarian
The Lethal Librarian rated it
5.0 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon: A Novel
Stephen King has the spectacular ability of taking our deep seated fears and turning them into our worst nightmares. With “The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon” he has done it again.Have you ever gone hiking and went off trail to do your business without your hiking companions knowing where you were or wh...
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3.0 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Review
This was my first time reading this book. I know, I'm just as shocked as you are. So why hadn't I, our resident King fanboy, read The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon? Well... I was homeless when it was released. That period of my life was the first of three times I would live on the streets. In 1999, I ha...
A Constant Reader
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3.0 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
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