The Resource The institute, Stephen King

The institute, Stephen King

Label
The institute
Title
The institute
Statement of responsibility
Stephen King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis's parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents--telekinesis and telepathy--who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half, "like the roach motel," Kalisha says. "You check in, but you don't check out." In this most sinister of institutions, the director, Mrs. Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. There are no scruples here. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. If you don't, punishment is brutal. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help. But no one has ever escaped from the Institute. As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of It, The Institute is Stephen King's gut-wrenchingly dramatic story of good vs. evil in a world where the good guys don't always win
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Stephen
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3561.I483
LC item number
I57 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gifted children
  • Child abuse
  • Psychic ability
  • Juvenile detention homes
  • Missing children
  • Kidnapping
  • Kidnapping victims
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The institute, Stephen King
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (18 hr., 59 min., 25 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508279075
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
AB138D6A-C3AF-4BA1-A6E7-E6E4F8CC78DA
System control number
(OCoLC)1111191084
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The institute, Stephen King
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (18 hr., 59 min., 25 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508279075
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
AB138D6A-C3AF-4BA1-A6E7-E6E4F8CC78DA
System control number
(OCoLC)1111191084
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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