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Dreamcatcher Audiobook

Dreamcatcher

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Publisher's Summary

A dark and sweeping adventure, Dreamcatcher is set in the haunted city of Derry - the site of Stephen King's It and Insomnia. In it, four young boys stand together and do a brave, good thing, an act that changes them in ways that they hardly understand.

A quarter-century later, as grown men who have gone their separate ways, these friends come together once a year to hunt in the woods of Maine. This particular year, a stranger stumbles into their campsite, and before long, the friends are plunged into the most remarkable adventure of their lives. They wind up in a life and death struggle, their only hope for survival locked in their shared past... and in the dreamcatcher.

©2001 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved. (P)2001 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"May be the best alien invasion story since War of the Worlds." (Booklist)

"A thriller that shows [King] remains a force in fiction." (Internet Bookwatch)

"The X-Files comes to Maine." (AudioFile)

What Members Say

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    Carline 04-28-16
    Carline 04-28-16 Member Since 2008
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    "Completed Dreamcatcher"

    Another well written and spoken Stephen King book. I am very happy to have heard this book.

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    lorie 04-06-16
    lorie 04-06-16
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    "Amazing performance!"

    Wow! I have so many audiobooks it isn't even funny and this is by far the best performance on any of them! Worth getting for the reading alone! I am an atrociously terrible flyer and this book has gotten me through 23k miles. I thank you Mr. DeMunn:)

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    Scott A Brady 04-04-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Typical King storyline and characters."
    What did you love best about Dreamcatcher?

    The main characters of this story are all very relate-able, even the non-human ones. You become invested in their livelihood and backstory almost immediately.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Dreamcatcher?

    When the boys saved Duddits from his teen antagonists. It sticks out because it is probably more far-fetched than even alien invasion. Most little kids just don't act and think this way and it really singles this group out as something special.


    Who was the most memorable character of Dreamcatcher and why?

    Beaver and his colloquialisms made him very likeable and memorable.


    Any additional comments?

    This is another typical King story that puts me in mind of The Stand, The Gunslinger series, or The Body where you are almost immediately immersed into the life and times of the book and become emotionally invested with the actions of each character. I highly recommend this book and reader.

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    Sabine St Petersburg, FL, United States 04-04-16
    Sabine St Petersburg, FL, United States 04-04-16
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    "Hard to follow"

    This book was confusing and hard to follow. Definitely not a favorite King book. So far one of the worst I have read. Even in the end when all is explained (sort of) it still didn't make sense.
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    Gavin 03-03-16
    Gavin 03-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Good story, but recording skips"

    Started reading the book many times, but never sat down to finish it. Downloaded the book to listen to on a cross-country move. Started out fine, but then there were many times that it would sound like a skipping CD that had scratches on it. Happened at least a dozen times. Then, there were long pauses occasionally like a CD was being changed (I thought this because they were pretty regular and happened about 15 times). Frustrating, thinking you had a truly digital copy, but realizing somebody just copied the CD over and never checked it.

    Not a bad story, and more in depth than the movie, but frustrating recording.

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    Anthony Dunnellon, FL. United States 03-03-16
    Anthony Dunnellon, FL. United States 03-03-16 Member Since 2016

    Avid book lover and listener. Nuff said for this purpose.

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    "It's Steven King"

    I love the man. I think sometimes he is in my head or maybe even more frightening he's in mine, yowsers!
    Is it believable? Well, no. But that's the fun of it. Is the premise believable, that we aren't alone in the universe? Well, yeah.
    It's got his humor which no one can touch as consistently as he does. It's got it's human morality of a kind that we all have but may not admit to having.
    It's enjoyable from start to finish.
    Sure I've read/heard more profound, but not necessarily written better. I don't know where or how he finds the humor to put in his stories at just the right place, but he does. I like even his worst books (that's a relevant term here), and they all have redeeming points in them. I like his Derry, Maine books. In fact I'm fixing to listen to another that I think I missed! So, no concerns. If you've never read King you're definitely missing out. His books are in a genre all their own.

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    Mommarose Chicago,IL USA 02-24-16
    Mommarose Chicago,IL USA 02-24-16 Member Since 2014

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    "the narration good, the story ok, kept skipping."

    I kept trying to finish this. but after the third time it stuttered and skipped along I had to give up. I at first thought it might be my device but no. the time was ticking away normally. I'm afraid it was just to distracting. the story was fantastical, and scattered, but somehow still interesting. almost like watching an accident happening. not kings most cohesive work.

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    Gabriel 02-23-16
    Gabriel 02-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Fantastic! "

    Jeffrey DeMunn did a fantastic job with the different voices. The story got a bit dry and boring at times but overall, it was worth the listen!

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    Scott M 02-21-16
    Scott M 02-21-16

    Xbox One ROCKS@

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    "Thanks Mr King"

    Stephen King is a genius I love everything he writes. He's a rare writer that I can re-read his books and enjoy them again like the first time.

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    Larson 02-02-16
    Larson 02-02-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I've always loved this story"

    And to hear it spoken for the first time in my life was an experience I will repeat in my life many times. It was well read, and it fully immersed me in my favorite of stories. I recommend this audiobook to everyone!!

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