Stephen King The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

ISBN 13: 9780340765593

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

3.58 avg rating
( 117,321 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780340765593: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

1st edition 1st printing paperback, vg++ In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

With a convincing mix of youthful optimism and world-weary resignation, reader Anne Heche adds resonance to this unabridged recording. Heche is especially effective as the 9-year-old heroine, Trisha McFarland, who makes a fateful decision during an afternoon hike with her dysfunctional family. "The paths had forked in a 'Y.' She would simply walk across the gap and rejoin the main trail. Piece of cake. There was no chance of getting lost." As one might suspect, there is every chance she'll get lost--or worse--and taking the shortcut turns out to be a very bad choice indeed. At times Heche's reading may be too measured, but her narration is generally quite good and her steady portrayal of a young girl lost renders this tale all the more frightening. (Running time: 6.5 hours, 6 cassettes) --George Laney

From the Back Cover:

On a six-mile hike on the Maine-New Hampshire branch of the Appalachian Trail, nine-year-old Trisha McFarland quickly tires of the constant bickering between her older brother, Pete, and her recently divorced mother. But when she wanders off by herself, and then tries to catch up by attempting a shortcut, she becomes lost in a wilderness maze full of peril and terror.

As night falls, Trisha has only her ingenuity as a defense against the elements, and only her courage and faith to withstand her mounting fears. For solace she tunes her Walkman to broadcasts of Boston Red Sox baseball games and follows the gritty performances of her hero, relief pitcher Tom Gordon. And when her radio's reception begins to fade, Trisha imagines that Tom Gordon is with her -- protecting her from an all-too-real enemy who has left a trail of slaughtered animals and mangled trees in the dense, dark woods....

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781501157516: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1501157515 ISBN 13:  9781501157516
Publisher: Pocket Books, 2017
Softcover

9780671042851: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Pocket..., 2000
Softcover

9780684867625: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon : A Novel

Scribner, 1999
Hardcover

9781501192289: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon: A Novel

Galler..., 2018
Softcover

9781444707472: Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Hodder..., 2011
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

King, Stephen
Published by Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN 10: 0340765593 ISBN 13: 9780340765593
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Hodder & Stoughton. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0340765593 Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Seller Inventory # XM-0340765593

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

King, Stephen
Published by New English Library Ltd (1999)
ISBN 10: 0340765593 ISBN 13: 9780340765593
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description New English Library Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110340765593

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 40.83
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Stephen King
Published by New English Library Ltd (1999)
ISBN 10: 0340765593 ISBN 13: 9780340765593
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

Book Description New English Library Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. New edition. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0340765593n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 87.17
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds