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First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Scribner, 2011.
Description:
ix, 849 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students about a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night fifty years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced by his crooked walk. Jake's friend Al, who runs a diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on a mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jake's new life as George Amberson and his new world of Elvis and JFK, of big American cars and sock hops, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake's life, a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time.
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Other title:
Eleven twenty-two sixty-three
November twenty second, nineteen sixty three
November 22,1963
11.22.63
Contents:
Watershed moment -- The janitor's father -- Living in the past -- Sadie and the general -- 11/22/63 -- The green card man.
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LCCN:
2011025874
ISBN:
9781451627282 (hardback)
1451627289 (hardback)
9781451627299 (pbk.)
1451627297 (pbk.)
* 9781451663853 (special signed ed. ; alk. paper)
* 1451663854 (special signed ed. ; alk. paper)
Other Number:
706026997
Control Number:
3559936
  
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