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Shawshank Redemption

Author:     King, Stephen
ISBN:     9780751514629
Publisher:     Time Warner Paperbacks
Shawshank Redemption
As New. Collection Of Four Novellas, Markedly Different In Tone And Subject, Each On The Theme Of A Journey. The First Is A Rich, Satisfying, Nonhorrific Tale About An Innocent Man Who Carefully Nurtures Hope And Devises A Wily Scheme To Escape From Prison. The Second Concerns A Boy Who Discards His Innocence By Enticing An Old Man To Travel With Him Into A Reawakening Of Long-buried Evil. In The Third Story, A Writer Looks Back On The Trek He Took With Three Friends On The Brink Of Adolescence To Find Another Boys Corpse. The Trip Becomes A Character-rich Rite Of Passage From Youth To Maturity. These First Three Novellas Have Been Made Into Well-received Movies. The Final Novella, "breathing Lessons," Is A Horror Yarn Told By A Doctor, About A Patient Whose Indomitable Spirit Keeps Her Baby Alive Under Extraordinary Circumstances. Its The Tightest, Most Polished Tale In The Collection." 560pp
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