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Strange Highways (The Strange Highways Collection, No 1) (Audio Cassette) (Unabridged)
Strange Highways - The Strange Highways Collection, No 1 - Audio Cassette - Unabridged Author:Dean R. Koontz, James Spader (Narrator) Joey Shannon is a 40-something alcoholic on the road to nowhere and haunted by his abandoned dream of being a writer. His failure is painfully underscored by the success of P.J., his charismatic brother, who earns international fame as the Kerouac of the nineties. P.J. grew into the man Joey always wanted to be. If only Joey co... more »uld relive the past, go back in time, choose a different highway...
When his father dies, Joey unexpectedly gets the second chance. An other-worldly beauty guides him into the past he so regrets, handing him a blessed opportunity to rebuild his life. Joey plunges into the murky depths of a secret pact made long ago between brothers -- a journey that drives him into a battle between good and evil, faith and cynicism and, finally, toward the revelation of the darkest betrayal a man can know.
One of the most popular and prolific writers of our time, Dean Koontz has penned many classic New York Times bestsellers, but nothing quite like this. Strange Highways is Koontz's spellbinding collection of tales interconnected by the strange highways of human experience - the adventures, terrors, failures, and triumphs encountered on the roads that are chosen, and on those detoured by fate. As profound as it is mesmerizing, Strange Highways is a remarkable achievement.
Unabridged - 4 cassettes - 6 hours - read by award-winning actor James Spader« less
Joey Shannon, an alcoholic whose life has been going nowhere for 20 years, returns to his hometown for the funeral of his father. As he leaves town, he gets a mysterious second chance to relive the night in 1975 when his life began its downward spiral: to both literally and figuratively take the road that he didn't originally take. On this road he is supremely tested by conflict with his successful and charismatic older brother P.J
you're about to travel along the strange highways of human experience: the adventures,terrors, failures,and triumps that we know as we make our way from birth to death,along the routes that we choose for ourselves...and along others onto which we are devoured by fate. you'll be mesmerized,terrorfied, changed,.. from the first page of this book...to last day of your life.