Bag of Bones
Bag of Bones (novel)
Publisher's info
Title: Bag of Bones
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
1st printing: September 22nd, 1998
ISBN: ISBN 978-0-684-85350-5
Page count: 529 pages

Bag of Bones is an American novel of the mystery and suspense genres. It was written by Stephen King and first published by Scribner in hardcover edition in September, 1998.

The book features the character of Mike Noonan, who is a writer suffering from writers' block as the result of the death of his wife, Joanna, which took place several years earlier. Mike has a dream, which inspires him to retreat to a lakeside house in western Maine.

Shortly after arriving, Noonan is caught in the middle of a custody battle involving the daughter of an attractive young widow and the child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Noonan discovers that the lakehouse is haunted and that the ghost of his late wife still has something to impart to him.

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Bag of Bones was published in hardcover format, paperback format, eBook, an audio book and as an Amazon Kindle edition.
  • Bag of Bones was adapted as a television miniseries in 2011 directed by Mick Garris.
  • Bag of Bones won the Bram Stoker Award for the category of Best Novel in 1998.
  • Bag of Bones won the British Fantasy Award for the category of Best Novel in 1999.
  • The location of Mike and Joanna Noonan's home is Derry, Maine, which is the same location used in the novel It, as well as the TV miniseries adaptation and feature film adapatation of the book.
  • Bill Denbrough is referenced in this book. Denbrough is one of the main characters from It.

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