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    Description"Mile 81" is "Stand by Me" meets "Christine"--the story of an insatiable car and a heroic kid. At Mile 81 on the Maine Turnpike is a boarded-up rest stop, a place where high school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high school kids have always gotten into. It's the place where Pete Simmons, armed only with the magnifying glass he got for his tenth birthday, finds a discarded bottle of vodka in the boarded up burger shack and drinks enough to pass out. Not much later, a mud-covered station wagon (which is strange because there hadn't been any rain in New England for over a week) veers into the Mile 81 rest area, ignoring the sign that says "closed, no services." The driver's door opens but nobody gets out. By the time Pete Simmons wakes up from his vodka nap, there are half a dozen cars at the Mile 81 rest stop. But two kids and a horse are the only living things left...unless you maybe count the wagon. With the heart of "Stand By Me" and the genius horror of "Christine," "Mile 81" is Stephen King unleashing his imagination as he drives past one of those road signs. In the bonus story "The Dune," originally published in "Granta"'s October 2011 horror issue, retired Florida Supreme Court Judge Harvey Beecher tells his lawyer about a mysterious sand dune on an unnamed island a short distance off the Gulf coastline of his family's property. Harvey first visited the island at the age of ten in 1932, after his grandfather, a scoundrel and land speculator who'd created the family fortune, told him Blackbeard's treasure might be buried there. Traveling to the island became a daily addiction for Harvey...and now his lawyer is about to discover the shocking reason why.


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    Title
    Mile 81
    Subtitle
    Includes Bonus Story 'The Dune'
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen King, Read by Edward Herrmann, Read by Thomas Sadoski
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 2
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781442349131
    ISBN 10: 1442349131
    Classifications

    DC21: 813.54
    BIC E4L: HOR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Book Type: FI
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    BIC subject category V2: FH
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    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FK
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    DC22: 813/.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
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    Ingram Subject Code: JF
    Libri: I-JF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 70
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: D2
    B&T General Subject: 444
    B&T Approval Code: P26304000
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    B&T Approval Code: A23420000, P26104625
    BISAC V2.8: FIC015000, FIC030000
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    LC classification: PS3561.I483 M47 2012
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.1.2.0.0
    Thema V1.0: FK, FH
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO
    Publication date
    10 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Riverside
    Author Information
    Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His most recent include "11/22/63," "Full Dark, No Stars," "Under the Dome," "Just Past Sunset," and "Lisey's Story." He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.