The gunslingers

  • 61 Pages
  • 0.17 MB
  • English
Chelsea House Publishers , Philadelphia
Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature., Robbers and outlaws., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.), West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., West (U.S.) -- Biogr


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StatementJohn Wukovits.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesLegends of the West
LC ClassificationsF594 .W85 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1003450M
ISBN 100791038726
LC Control Number96043112

Since the book is called Gunslinger I sort of thought there would be guns being slung, but I found that's not really the case. I mean.I wish, but no.

I was told this was the worst of the Dark Tower series, but that it was also the shortest, so that would help make up for it. But I've got to say that even though this was a relatively small book 4/5.

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba “An impressive work of mythic magnitude that may turn out to be Stephen King’s greatest literary achievement” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), The Gunslinger is the first volume in the epic Dark Tower Series.A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful /5(K).

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The first book in the Dark Tower series is a mystical apocalyptic western where an enigmatic gunslinger chases a haunting man in black across the desert.

Consisting of five episodes the short novel gradually reveals small pieces of information regarding Roland Deschain the Gunslinger and why he is chasing the man in black/5(K).

In this book there are wonders to behold and terrors to chill the blood. Surprises abound within these pages, both good and ill. There is little here that is predictable, but there is much to satisfy. This is a book with much meat on its bones, and this reader will likely be digesting the rich banquet of the Gunslinger's tale for quite some time.

The Gunslinger This heroic fantasy is set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace that is a dark mirror of our own. A spellbinding tale of good versus evil, it features one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations—The Gunslinger, a haunting figure who embodies the qualities of the lone hero through the ages, from ancient myth to 4/5(82).

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$ $ $ DVD/5(32). The Dark The gunslingers book is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen orating themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western, it describes a "gunslinger" and his quest toward a tower, the nature of which is both physical and series, and its use of the Dark Tower, expands upon Stephen King's.

So begins Book I of Stephen King’s iconic fantasy series, The Dark Tower. Part sci-fi novel, part futuristic dystopia, part spaghetti Western, and part high fantasy vision, The Gunslinger tells the story of Roland Deschain, Mid-World’s last gunslinger, who is tracking an.

A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide : Scribner.

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In the first book of this brilliant series, Stephen King introduces readers to one of his most enigmatic heroes, Roland of Gilead, The Last Gunslinger.

He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbindi. Unfortunately for the writer, the gunslinger is too drunk to offer him any choice quotes, so he enlists Arthur to meet other legendary gunslingers and help him flesh out his book.

Gunslinger / ˈ ɡ ʌ n s l ɪ ŋ ər / and gunfighter are words used historically to refer to people in the American Old West who had gained a reputation of being dangerous with a gun and had participated in gunfights and shootouts.

Gunman was a more common term used for these individuals in the 19th and early 20th century. Today, the term "gunslinger" is more or less used to denote someone. Overview. Stephen King’sThe Gunslinger is the first in a series of eight novels comprising The Dark Tower Gunslinger introduces the protagonist, anti-hero Roland Deschain, and his journey to find The Man in Black.

Combining genre elements of horror, fantasy, and western, The Gunslinger is ultimately a travel narrative highlighting Roland’s physical and metaphysical quest to kill. Gunslingers were the highest authority in All-World, a parallel version of our own Earth.

Their duty was to keep that world from "moving on" — the commonly used expression for collapsed of not only civilization but reality itself; originally they didn't have guns and formed an order of Knights, wielding swords and shields. In All-World, they were considered natural leaders, peacekeepers, and.

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The Dark Tower series tells the story of Roland Deschain, Mid-World’s last gunslinger, who is traveling southeast across Mid-World’s post-apocalyptic landscape, searching for the powerful but elusive magical edifice known as The Dark Tower.

Located in the fey region of End-World, amid a sea of singing red roses, the Dark Tower is. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel. With Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert.

A boy haunted by visions of a dark tower from a parallel reality teams up with the tower's disillusioned guardian to stop an evil warlock known as the Man in Black who plans to use the boy to destroy the tower and open the gates of Hell. The Gunslinger is the first installment of The Dark Tower Series written by Stephen book was originally published J The story centers on Roland Deschain and his pursuit of the Man in subtitle of this book is RESUMPTION.

Synopsis Edit. The first novel of the series begins seemingly in the middle of the story, following Roland Deschain, the last gunslinger.

The Gunslingers were chosen as an inaugural act in the SAN ANTONIO CITY COUNCIL LOCAL MUSIC SPOTLIGHT. Their songs "Texas," "Fade Away," and "By Your Side" can be heard in TVSA before, during, and during City Council meetings.

The Order. There are books and related comics that take place before the events of the first "Dark Tower" novel, but this order tries to preserve the integrity of the series' opening volley — before getting into off-shoots, flashbacks and side stories, your introduction to gunslinger Roland Deschain and his quest for the multiverse-protecting Tower should be given room to breathe.

After tracking down the four gunslingers, you’ll notice Calloway has disappeared from the map. Don’t worry, the final chapter of this mission won’t open up until later in Chapter to.

The Gunslinger is great if you don't mind a book that very much starts out in medias res. I would encourage you more Yes, it changes throughout the series.

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The Gunslinger is great if you don't mind a book that very much starts out in medias res. I would encourage you to give The Drawing of the Three a shot and see what you think. The Gunslingers released their first single to Country Radio across the Midwest within 14 months of their first show.

Their radio single “Our Town” features Tim Lauer (Keith Urban, Frankie Ballard) on piano and B3 - after hitting the Top on independent charts it garnered the attention from people in Music City. This book is very good, and the story is really interesting, Jae Lee's art is awesome and strong, well this book tells the beggining of the gunslinger Roland, the only thing is that the story has not end, and of course I can't wait to read the next collection, I never read any Stephen King's novel, but this is good, it mixes cowboys and magic, well I think if you love adult graphic novels then.

The Gunslinger's Vow is the first book in the Runaway Brides series by Amy Sandas. After reading it I know that I will definitely be reading the future books as well. Alexandra Brighton was brought up in the West, but circumstances saw her father sending her East to Boston where her aunt taught her to hide her unladylike ways, and during 5 4/5(67).

The Gunslinger. What is a “gunslinger” in this world. Well its not a cowboy with a pistol. Roland Deschain comes from the heart of In-World.

From Gilead in New Canaan. A city of castles. Yar!” He paused. “When I was your age, I lived in a walled city, did I tell you that?” The castles are ruled by knights called “Gunslingers.”. This is the first/demo book trailer for Casey Bering's debut novel HEROAN, about Cameron Hale, a year-old gunslinger on a mission to find and stop her mother's killer.

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The Gunslinger (Book): King, Stephen: Roland, the world's last gunslinger, tracks an enigmatic Man in Black toward a forbidding dark tower, fighting forces both mortal and other-worldly on his quest.

The Gunslinger (Book): King, Stephen: In The Gunslinger, King introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting, solitary figure at first, on a mysterious quest through a desolate world that eerily mirrors our own. Pursuing the man in black, an evil being who can bring the dead back to life, Roland is a good man who seems to leave nothing but death in his wake.

The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born is a seven-issue comic book limited series published by Marvel Comics. It is the first comic book miniseries based on Stephen King's The Dark Tower series of novels.

It is plotted by Robin Furth, scripted by Peter David, and illustrated by Jae Lee and Richard n King serves as Creative and Executive Director of the project. Hindsight is everything. I first picked up book one of the Dark Tower series, The Gunslinger, when I was in the deepest throes of my teenage King addiction.I had read a lot of his books.

The Gunslinger is the first installment in The Dark Tower series, and is in my opinion, the least interesting. The book is very slow to get started, and even the ending is somewhat anticlimactic, but it sets the stage for this story and the world in which it takes place.

Book 2, The Drawing of the Three, is a great book!/5(K).