The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Author:Stephen King What if the woods were full of them? And of course they were, teh woods were full of everything you didn't like, everything you were afraid of and instinctively loathed, everything that tried to overwhelm you with nasty, no-brain panic. The brochure promised a "moderate to difficult" six-mile hike on the Maine - New Hampshire branch of the App... more »alachian Trail, where nine-year-old Trisha McFarland was to spend Saturday with her older brother and her recently divorced mother. When she wanders off to escape their constant bickering, then tries to catch up by attempting a shortcut through the woods, Trisha strays deeper into a wilderness full or peril and terror. Especially when night falls.
A classic story that engages our emotions at the most primal level, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon explores our deep dread of the unknown and the extent to which faith can conquer it. It is a fairy tale grimmer than Grimm but aglow with a girl's indomitable spirit.
Unabridged, 6 cassettes, 6.5 hours, read by Anne Heche.« less