The Face (Paperback)

Author: Koontz, Dean R.

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When Hollywoods most dazzling and handsome star becomes the target of a twisted killer, ex-cop and head of security Ethan Truman becomes the only thing that stands in the path of an insidious evil, confronting the secrets of his own tragic past and premonitions of his own impending violent death as he struggles to solve the macabre riddles of a killer. *Author: Koontz, Dean R. *Publication Date: 2009/09/29 *Number of Pages: 649 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.50 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.50

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780553593419
SKU 211287839
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0553593412
Release Date 9/29/2009
Author Info
Dean Koontz
Along with Stephen King, Koontz is the preeminent horror writer of his age, selling millions and millions of books worldwide. Koontz had a horrific childhood; his father was an abusive alcoholic and his mother was mentally unstable, and they both actively discouraged him from pursuing a writing career. However, when the 12-year-old Koontz won an essay contest, the seed was planted. He studied education and was a high school English teacher from 1967 to 1969, at which point he began writing full time. At the end of the '90s, Dean Koontz has written nearly 80 books of suspense or horror.
Along with Stephen King, Koontz is the preeminent horror writer of his age, selling millions and millions of books worldwide. Koontz had a horrific childhood; his father was an abusive alcoholic and his mother was mentally unstable, and they both actively discouraged him from pursuing a writing career. However, when the 12-year-old Koontz won an essay contest, the seed was planted. He studied education and was a high school English teacher from 1967 to 1969, at which point he began writing full time. At the end of the '90s, Dean Koontz has written nearly 80 books of suspense or horror.
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"There's scarcely an author alive who, judging by his books, loves the English language more than Koontz; there's certainly no bestselling author of popular fiction who makes more use of figures of speech and whose sentences offer more musicality....[G]reat kudos to Koontz for creating, within the strictures of popular fiction, another notable novel of ideas and of moral imperatives."
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Annotation Aelfric ("Fric") Manheim, aged 10, son of a Hollywood superstar, teams up with the head of security at his father's outrageously opulent estate, an ex-detective named Ethan Truman, to outwit a horrific supernatural villain.
Editors Note He’s Hollywood’s most dazzling star, inspiring the worship of millions and the hatred of one twisted soul. His perfectly ordered existence is under siege as a series of terrifying “messages” penetrates the security of his legendary estate. All that stands between him and an insidious killer is a weary ex-cop who has already seen his own death.Enter a world of marvelous invention, enchantment, and implacable intent, populated by murderous actors and the walking dead, hit men and heroes, long-buried dreams and never-dying hope. Dean Koontz takes readers on an unforgettable journey to the heart of darkness and to the pinnacle of grace, with a brilliantly observed chronicle of good and evil in our time, of illusion and everlasting truth.
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