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by Sheila DeChantal photo by Joey Halvorson

STEPHEN KING’S

“11-22-63”

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Summer time and Stephen King? Doesn’t sound like a fit does it, but “11-22-63” is not your typical King read, and you will be glad you gave this one more than a passing glance. November 22, 1963. A date that is well known in the history books, the day that President Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald. But what if there was a way that this moment could be changed? What if there was a way that you could go back in time and have a do-over of that day or that time…and by placing yourself in the right place at the right time… you could change it all… That is what happens to 35-year-old Jake Epping. Jake is a high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine by day and frequents a local diner at night owned by his friend Al. One night, Al shares a secret with Jake: there is a porthole in his storage room that takes you back to 1958. Skeptical (who wouldn’t be?), Jake decides to humor his friend and goes into the storage room…and comes out in 1958. Astounded, excited, Jake returns to present time and the diner where Al fills him in on how he discovered the porthole and what he had done in the past. Al, who is sick and knows his time is short, wants to pass the ultimate mission to Jake, to go back in time and stop President Kennedy from being killed.

Sheila DeChantal with her books

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SUMMER 2012 | her voice

Her Voice - Summer 2012  

• Sandy’s Country Roots - Here’s a nursery east of Brainerd whose owner re-creates her “country roots.” • Reliving History, One Bead At A Ti...

Her Voice - Summer 2012  

• Sandy’s Country Roots - Here’s a nursery east of Brainerd whose owner re-creates her “country roots.” • Reliving History, One Bead At A Ti...

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