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The quasi-cosmic, picaresque journey of twelve-year-old Jack Sawyer - across America on foot, "flipping" in and out of a parallel universe called the "Territories" - in quest of a magical talisman that will save his widowed mother a former B-movie star from dying of cancer. Jack's trek begins on the Atlantic coast, where an old black man at a seedy "Funworld" tells him about the Territories, The Talisman, and the "Twinners" parallel-universe doppelgangers ; and these first chapters recall the murky hoo-hah of Straub's opaque Shadowland - as Jack learns that his nemesis is his dead father's evil business partner Morgan Sloat, known in the Territories as "Morgan of Orris.
In the real world his ordeals include: slave-labor at an upstate N.
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In the semi-medieval Territories, he faces tree-monsters and assorted "thing" attackers - but also acquires a devoted, brave sidekick: a werewolf named Wolf, who travels with Jack into the real world. This page section, midway through, is prime alien-fiction a la King - funny, touching, complete with a Carrie-like outburst of retaliation from poor, sweet Wolf.
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And eventually, after Wolf's noble demise, lack reaches the midwestern prep school of chum Richard Sloat son of Morgan - who'll reluctantly accompany him the rest of the paranoid-peril way: across the radioactive Blasted Lands on a magical train, then flipping into real-world California. See King's The Stand as well as lesser Straub. At the other extreme is a lot of King-style sentimentality and jokey vulgarity - with Jack's mind implausibly embracing four decades of pop-culture allusions.
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But, with some gripping sequences along the way and the double-whammy byline, this grandiose, meandering saga - echoing Oz, Alice, and Huck Finn - is sure to reach a massive audience. Kirkus Reviews. Help Centre. My Wishlist Sign In Join. Be the first to write a review.
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