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From a Buick 8

(2002)
A novel by

 
Awards
Bram Stoker Best Novel (nominee)
The state police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have kept a secret in Shed B out back of the barracks ever since 1979, when Troopers Ennis Rafferty and Curtis Wilcox answered a call from a gas station just down the road and came back with an abandoned Buick Roadmaster. Curt Wilcox knew old cars, and he knew immediately that this one was...wrong, just wrong. A few hours later, when Rafferty vanished, Wilcox and his fellow troopers knew the car was worse than dangerous -- and that it would be better if John Q. Public never found out about it.

Curt's avid curiosity taking the lead, they investigated as best they could, as much as they dared. Over the years the troop absorbed the mystery as part of the background to their work, the Buick 8 sitting out there like a still life painting that breathes -- inhaling a little bit of this world, exhaling a little bit of whatever world it came from.

In the fall of 2001, a few months after Curt Wilcox is killed in a gruesome auto accident, his 18-year-old boy Ned starts coming by the barracks, mowing the lawn, washing windows, shoveling snow. Sandy Dearborn, Sergeant Commanding, knows it's the boy's way of holding onto his father, and Ned is allowed to become part of the Troop D family. One day he looks in the window of Shed B and discovers the family secret. Like his father, Ned wants answers, and the secret begins to stir, not only in the minds and hearts of the veteran troopers who surround him, but in Shed B as well....

From a Buick 8 is a novel about our fascination with deadly things, about our insistence on answers when there are none, about terror and courage in the face of the unknowable.

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4395-6810-3 / 978-1-4395-6810-1 (USA edition)
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November 2003 : USA Library Binding
Title: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-613-70739-7 / 978-0-613-70739-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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September 2003 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8 (Charnwood Library Large Print ]
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7089-4960-6 / 978-0-7089-4960-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Bks.
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September 2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7432-1137-5 / 978-0-7432-1137-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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September 2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7432-2847-2 / 978-0-7432-2847-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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August 2002 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-77069-4 / 978-0-7394-2898-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7432-3595-9 / 978-0-7432-3595-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: FROM A BUICK 8. A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-58767-061-5 / 978-1-58767-061-9 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

October 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-5011-6043-5 / 978-1-5011-6043-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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October 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4447-0811-2 / 978-1-4447-0811-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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November 2007 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-95266-0 / 978-0-340-95266-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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September 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4165-2431-2 / 978-1-4165-2431-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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July 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7434-1768-2 / 978-0-7434-1768-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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March 2003 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-77070-8 / 978-0-340-77070-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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May 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-87973-4 / 978-0-340-87973-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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March 2003 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7434-5737-4 / 978-0-7434-5737-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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March 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-85304-2 / 978-0-340-85304-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Stoughton
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2002 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-340-79234-5 / 978-0-340-79234-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Audio Editions

July 2012 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2012 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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October 2008 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: From A Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7435-8161-X / 978-0-7435-8161-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2004 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8 (AUDIOBOOK) (CD)
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4025-2975-9 / 978-1-4025-2975-7 (USA edition)
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September 2002 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: From A Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7435-2096-3 / 978-0-7435-2096-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2002 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2002 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: From A Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 0-7435-2095-5 / 978-0-7435-2095-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2002 : USA Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN: 1-4025-1886-2 / 978-1-4025-1886-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2010 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2002 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: From a Buick 8: A Novel
Author(s): Stephen King
Publisher: Scribner
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