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The Resource Welcome to Night Vale : a novel, Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

Welcome to Night Vale : a novel, Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

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Welcome to Night Vale : a novel
Title
Welcome to Night Vale
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
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Language
eng
Summary
From the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves...no matter where we live."Hypnotic and darkly funny. . . . Belongs to a particular strain of American gothic that encompasses The Twilight Zone, Stephen King and Twin Peaks, with a bit of Tremors thrown in."0́4The GuardianLocated in a nameless desert somewhere in the great American Southwest, Night Vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of everyday life. It is here that the lives of two women, with two mysteries, will converge.Nineteen-year-old Night Vale pawn shop owner Jackie Fierro is given a paper marked "KING CITY" by a mysterious man in a tan jacket holding a deer skin suitcase. Everything about him and his paper unsettles her, especially the fact that she can't seem to get the paper to leave her hand, and that no one who meets this man can remember anything about him. Jackie is determined to uncover the mystery of King City and the man in the tan jacket before she herself unravels.Night Vale PTA treasurer Diane Crayton's son, Josh, is moody and also a shape shifter. And lately Diane's started to see her son's father everywhere she goes, looking the same as the day he left years earlier, when they were both teenagers. Josh, looking different every time Diane sees him, shows a stronger and stronger interest in his estranged father, leading to a disaster Diane can see coming, even as she is helpless to prevent it.Diane's search to reconnect with her son and Jackie's search for her former routine life collide as they find themselves coming back to two words: "KING CITY". It is King City that holds the key to both of their mysteries, and their futures...if they can ever find it
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Located in a nameless desert somewhere in the great American Southwest, Night Vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of everyday life. It is here that the lives of two women, with two mysteries, will converge. Nineteen-year-old Night Vale pawn shop owner Jackie Fierro is given a paper marked "KING CITY" by a mysterious man in a tan jacket holding a deer skin suitcase. Everything about him and his paper unsettles her, especially the fact that she can't seem to get the paper to leave her hand, and that no one who meets this man can remember anything about him. Jackie is determined to uncover the mystery of King City and the man in the tan jacket before she herself unravels. Night Vale PTA treasurer Diane Crayton's son, Josh, is moody and also a shape shifter. And lately Diane's started to see her son's father everywhere she goes, looking the same as the day he left years earlier, when they were both teenagers. Josh, looking different every time Diane sees him, shows a stronger and stronger interest in his estranged father, leading to a disaster Diane can see coming, even as she is helpless to prevent it. Diane's search to reconnect with her son and Jackie's search for her former routine lifecollide as they find themselves coming back to two words: "KING CITY". It is King City that holds the key to both of their mysteries, and their futures ... if they can ever find it
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10416115
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast)
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Fink, Joseph
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.I55
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770
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1975-
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Cranor, Jeffrey
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True
Series statement
Welcome to Night Vale novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Southwestern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Welcome to Night Vale : a novel, Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
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http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A33C6549-6D12-490A-9027-7FAF7752AB65
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Welcome to Night Vale : a novel, Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
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http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A33C6549-6D12-490A-9027-7FAF7752AB65
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unknown
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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ocn908108174
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780062351449
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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not applicable
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remote
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A33C6549-6D12-490A-9027-7FAF7752AB65

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