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Format:
Book
Title:
It : a novel
ISBN:
9781501182099
Edition:
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 2017.
Physical Description:
x, 1156 pages ; 25 cm
Contents:
Part 1: The shadow Before: -- 1: After the flood (1957) -- 2: After the festival (1984) -- 3: Six phone calls (1985) -- Derry: The first Interlude -- Part 2: June Of 1958: -- 4: Ben Hanscom takes a fall -- 5: Bill Denbrough beats the devil (I) -- 6: One of the missing: a tale from the summer of '58 -- 7: The dam in the Barrens -- 8: Georgie's room and the house on Neibolt street -- 9: Cleaning up -- Derry: The second Interlude -- Part 3: Grownups: -- 10: The reunion -- 11: Walking tours -- 12: Three uninvited guests -- Derry: The third Interlude -- Part 4: July of 1958: -- 13: The apocalyptic rockfight -- 14: The album -- 15: The smoke-hole -- 16: Eddie's bad break -- 17: Another one of the missing: the death of Patrick Hockstetter -- 18: The bullseye -- Derry: The fourth Interlude -- Part 5: The ritual Of Chüd: -- 19: In the watches of the night -- 20: The circle closes -- 21: Under the city -- 22: The ritual of chüd -- 23: Out -- Derry: The last Interlude -- Epilogue: Bill Denbrough beats the devil (II).
Summary:
To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine, was just their hometown: familiar, well-ordered, a good place to live. It was the children who saw--and felt--what made Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, It lurked, taking on the shape of every nightmare, each person's deepest dread. Sometimes It reached up, seizing, tearing, killing ... The adults, knowing better, knew nothing. Time passed and the children grew up, moved away. The horror of It was deep-buried, wrapped in forgetfulness. Until the grown-up children were called back, once more to confront It as It stirred and coiled in the sullen depths of their memories, reaching up again to make their past nightmares a terrible present reality.
Subject(s):
Monsters -- Fiction.

Clowns -- Fiction.

Children -- Crimes against -- Fiction.

Homecoming -- Fiction.

Good and evil -- Fiction.

Maine -- Fiction.
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