Supernatural: John Winchester's Journal
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Supernatural: John Winchester's Journal

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On November 2, 1983, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a demonic supernatural force. In the wake of the tragedy, their father, John, set out to learn everything he could about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ...and how to kill it. In his personal journal, he not only compiled folklore, legend, and superstition about all manner of otherworldly enemies but he also recorded his experiences - hunting the creature that killed his wife even as he raised his two sons. Part prequel, part resource guide, John Winchester's "Journal" gives fans the ultimate companion book for "Supernatural". It's all here: the exorcism Sam and Dean used in "Phantom Traveler", John's notes on everything from shape-shifters to Samuel Colt, Dean's first hunt, Sam's peewee soccer team ...and John's single-minded pursuit of a growing and deadly evil.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 14mm | 236g
  • It Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0062073192
  • 9780062073198
  • 41,201

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Sam and Dean Winchester know all the secrets their father recorded in his journal. Now you can, too.

On November 2, 1983, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a demonic supernatural force. In the wake of the tragedy, their father, John, set out to learn everything he could about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America . . . and how to kill it. In his personal journal, he not only compiled folklore, legend, and superstition about all manner of otherworldly enemies but he also recorded his experiences--hunting the creature that killed his wife even as he raised his two sons.

Part prequel, part resource guide, John Winchester's Journal finally gives fans the ultimate companion book for Supernatural. It's all here: the exorcism Sam and Dean used in Phantom Traveler, John's notes on everything from shape-shifters to Samuel Colt, Dean's first hunt, Sam's peewee soccer team . . . and John's single-minded pursuit of a growing and deadly evil.
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About Alex Irvine

Alex Irvine is the author of seven novels-including The Narrows, A Scattering of Jades, and Batman: Inferno-and two collections of short stories, most recently Pictures from an Expedition. He has also written a Marvel Comics series, Hellstorm: Son of Satan, and online narratives. He has won the Locus, Crawford, and IHG awards and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the World Fantasy Award, and earned the New England Press Association's top prize for investigative journalism in 2005 and a Webby. He is assistant professor of English at the University of Maine.
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