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The Dead Zone

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Stephen King

Narrated By: James Franco

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: April 2017

Duration: 16 hours 13 minutes

Summary:

Never before on audio! A #1 national bestseller about a man who wakes up from a five-year coma able to see people's futures and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in The Dead Zone-a "compulsive page-turner" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people's futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed. His fiancé married another man during his coma and people clamor for him to solve their problems.

When Johnny has a disturbing vision after he shakes the hand of an ambitious and amoral politician, he must decide if he should take drastic action to change the future. The Dead Zone is a "faultlessly paced...continuously engrossing" (Los Angeles Times) novel of second sight.

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  • Sally M

    Classic Stephen King. I read this book many years ago, but didn't remember much of the detail. It was great to listen to it after all these years. It keeps up a good pace and avoids unrelated side stories.

  • Bill N

    Book is great and I am a big James Franco fan as a narrator overall, but I do have one small issue. I will warn any future listeners that the voice Franco uses for one of the characters is the same accent he ended up using in his recent film "The Disaster Artist." It isn't a dealbreaker, but now I can only see the character as Tommy Wiseau and giggle every time he starts talking.

  • kelly b

    Love this book and with James Franco narrating, I didn’t want to stop listening!!

  • Daniel S

    This is the first listen and probably my fifth read of this great book.

  • Lynne E

    Excellent book and Excellent narrator. James Franco was great as expected!