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The Resource Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

Label
Welcome to Night Vale
Title
Welcome to Night Vale
Creator
Subject
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."—The 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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  • Fink, Joseph
  • Cranor, Jeffrey
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Horror
  • Humor (Fiction)
Label
Welcome to Night Vale
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a33c6549-6d12-490a-9027-7faf7752ab65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062351449
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Welcome to Night Vale
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a33c6549-6d12-490a-9027-7faf7752ab65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780062351449
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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