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The Resource Blaze : a novel, Richard Bachman ; foreword by Stephen King

Blaze : a novel, Richard Bachman ; foreword by Stephen King

Label
Blaze : a novel
Title
Blaze
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Richard Bachman ; foreword by Stephen King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze in 1973 on an Olivetti typewriter, then turned the machine over to Stephen King, who used it to write Carrie. Bachman died in 1985 ("cancer of the pseudonym"), but in late 2006 King found the original typescript of Blaze among his papers at the University of Maine's Fogler Library ("How did this get here?!"), and decided that with a little revision it ought to be published. Blaze is the story of Clayton Blaisdell, Jr. -- of the crimes committed against him and the crimes he commits, including his last, the kidnapping of a baby heir worth millions. Blaze has been a slow thinker since childhood, when his father threw him down the stairs -- and then threw him down again. After escaping an abusive institution for boys when he was a teenager, Blaze hooks up with George, a seasoned criminal who thinks he has all the answers. But then George is killed, and Blaze, though haunted by his partner, is on his own. He becomes one of the most sympathetic criminals in all of literature. This is a crime story of surprising strength and sadness, with a suspenseful current sustained by the classic workings of fate and character -- as taut and riveting as Stephen King's The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172140
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bachman, Richard
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I483
LC item number
B59 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping
  • Maine
Target audience
adult
Label
Blaze : a novel, Richard Bachman ; foreword by Stephen King
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781416554844
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2007015354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 122897311
  • (OCoLC)122897311
Label
Blaze : a novel, Richard Bachman ; foreword by Stephen King
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
285 pages
Isbn
9781416554844
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2007015354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 122897311
  • (OCoLC)122897311

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