The dark tower / Stephen King ; illustrated by Michael Whelan.
By: King, Stephen.
Contributor(s): Whelan, Michael.Material type: BookSeries: King, Stephen, Dark tower: Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2005, c2004Edition: 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.Description: 845 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1880418622; 0743254562 (pbk.).Subject(s): Roland (Fictitious character : King) | New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction | Maine -- Fiction | Fantasy fiction, AmericanGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction.
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I: The little red king. Dan-Tete: Callahan and the vampires ; Lifted on the wave ; Eddie makes a call ; Dan-tete ; In the jungle, the mighty jungle ; On turtleback lane ; Reunion -- II: Blue heaven. Devar-toi: The devar-tete ; The watcher ; The shining wire ; The door into thunderclap ; Steek-tete ; The master of blue heaven ; Ka-shume ; Notes from the gingerbread house ; Tracks on the path ; The last palaver (Sheemie's dream) ; The attack on Algul Siento ; The tet breaks -- III. In the haze of green and gold. Ves'-ka Gan: Mrs. Tassenbaum drives South ; Ves'-ka Gan ; New York again (Roland shows ID) ; Fedic (Two views) -- IV. The white lands of Empathica. Dandelo: The thing under the castle ; On Badlands Avenue ; The castle of the Crimson King ; Hides ; Joe Collins of Odd's Lane ; Patrick Danville -- V. The scarlet field of Can'-ka No Rey: The sore and the door (Goodbye, my dear) ; Mordred ; The Crimson King and the Dark Tower -- Epilogue: Susannah in New York -- Coda: Found -- Appendix. Robert Browning "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came."
The final book in the Dark Tower cycle. Thus continues Roland the Gunslinger and his relentless quest to reach The Tower in a last ditch effort to save all that is. Roland's ka-tet remains intact, though scattered over wheres and whens. Susannah-Mia has been carried from the Dixie Pig (in the summer of 1999) to a birthing room -- really a chamber of horrors -- in Thunderclap's Fedic; Jake and Father Callahan, with Oy between them, have entered the restaurant on Lex and Sixty-first with weapons drawn, little knowing how numerous and noxious are their foes. Roland and Eddie are with John Cullum in Maine, in 1977, looking for the site on Turtleback Lane where "walk-ins" have been often seen. They want desperately to get back to the others, to Susannah especially, and yet they have come to realize that the world they need to escape is the only one that matters.
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