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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  246 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Pages clean and unmarked. Shelf wear from time on shelf like you would see on a major chain. Tear on the corner of the dust jacket otherwise the book is in good condition. Immediate shipping.
Hardcover, 274 pages
Published September 1st 1983 by Scribner (first published 1983)
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Sharon Huether
Joe Nevers a caretaker in a remote area of Maine, "The Ridge " . Joe had a caring spirit about him. Tori a widow and ill, depended on Joe. Joe had been married, now a widow too. Joe's wife had been jealous of the time Joe spent with Tori. The story takes on a deeper meaning as times and secrets were shared, keeping each other alive.
Vicki G
I hate when this happens. I have a whole list of books that I started but couldn't finish because they were too awful to put in the time. I have almost no time to spare anyway. I work all the gd time and still have no money. If it weren't for reading books I enjoy I think I'd go nuts. I won't put in the effort to read something I'm really really NOT enjoying.
But I still hate starting something and not finishing it.
I liked the main character and the relationships surrounding (caretaker for a local family). His story revolves around them, as one might expect. The story kind of dragged on to me. Maybe I'll re-read again another day, anything is possible. But for the moment, I like her husband's books better. ;)
Susan Fetterer
I was so curious to read this knowing that she's married to Stephen King. What a household that must be! I think I expected to be disappointed but was really hoping it would be great--at least good. I thought it was ok. Just ok.
Judy C.
This is one of my all time favorite books. The ending kills me every time.
Jan 11, 2014 Kit★ marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Found a nice old paperback copy of this at Goodwill, had to get it!
Jim Barr
really good charactorization of two old lovers and their lives
you can tell she has lived with stephen king lol
A wealthy woman and a caretaker.
Jul 17, 2011 Debra marked it as to-read
Stephen King's wife.
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Aug 25, 2009 Denise M. marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Tabitha King (née Tabitha Jane Spruce) is an American author, the wife of author Stephen King and the mother of authors Joe Hill and Owen King (her daughter is Naomi King).

Tabitha King was born Tabitha Jane-Frances Spruce in Old Town, Maine. She was born to Raymond George and Sarah Jane White Spruce and is one of eight children.

Her primary education took place at St. Mary’s Grammar in Old Town, fr
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