The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Read Online Free - Nine-year-old Trisha McFarland strays from the path while she and her recently divorced mother and brother take a hike along a branch of the Appalachian Trail. Lost for days, wandering farther and farther astray, Trisha has only her portable radio for comfort. A huge fan of Tom Gordon, a Boston Red Sox relief pitcher, she listens to baseball games and fantasizes that her hero will save her. Nature isn't her only adversary, though - something dangerous may be tracking Trisha through the dark woods.

Title : The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
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ISBN : 1416524290
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 264 pages


Lyn rated it ★★★★☆

March 17, 2018

I could say that Stephen King “hits a home run” with The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon but that would sound trite and campy. But what the hell. King hits a home run, this is a great book. It’s about a nine year old girl (but big for her age) who gets lost in the woods – and a lot more. This is about fea...

Reed rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2017

Let me begin by saying I am an ardent Stephen King fan and have been since reading "The Stand" back in 1978. First, I like the genre. Second I believe him to be the best story teller alive on the planet today. That being said, even though I have read nearly everything he has written under any pen...

Brina rated it ★★★☆☆

October 15, 2017

With my holidays finally coming to a close after a busy month, I was in need of a quick, fast paced read. A few of my goodreads friends in a group I regularly participate in, the reading for pleasure book group, engage in many buddy reads of thrillers and spooky stories that are otherwise out of...

Nandakishore rated it ★★★★☆

September 23, 2017

Stephen King has confessed that he suffers from “literary elephantiasis”: that is, his novels tend to bloat. I would agree. Compared to the three- to five-hundred page efforts of his early days, the current productions weigh in starting at a thousand plus: even though his books remain eminently r...

Susan rated it ★★★★★

September 04, 2015

This isn't a big book, but it's one of my fave Stephen King books. It's brilliantly written and I think any lost-in-the-woods book will pale against it. King keeps his "I digress" waffling moments out of this one. Don't get me wrong I love his waffling most of the time ... it makes for great char...

Suzanne rated it ★★★☆☆

April 26, 2017

3.5* One of my biggest fears is to get lost in the woods. Stephen King makes a story out of this horrifying situation with a 9 year old little girl. It has all the eliminates that one would experience in a situation like this: paranoia, hunger, sickness, and even a predatory stalking her. This is...

Lena rated it ★★★☆☆

September 07, 2011

I very much enjoyed this story about a nine 'but big for her age' year-old girl who gets lost in the Maine wilderness. For the most part. So let's get down to it. What I liked: The girl who loved baseball. Yep, that pretty much sums up why I loved this book. I mean, how can you not love a nine-ye...

Rodney rated it ★☆☆☆☆

March 02, 2009

Once upon a time, I could buy Stephen King books with confidence it would be a good read. I think this book is the worst one I've read by King, and maybe one of the worst I've ever read, period. I do not have to words to properly express how crappy this book was.

Ashley rated it ★★★★★

October 02, 2017

I first read this book in high school and I loved it just as much (if not more) this time around as I did back then. Although it's quite a short book, it manages to make me FEEL so much every time I read it. I think a big part of why it resonates with me so much is that I'm someone who has an inc...

Carol rated it ★★★☆☆

September 05, 2015

Warning: Don't Get Skulled........Being stranded in the mosquito infested woods of the Appalachians is no fun for nine year old Trisha McFarland. With visions of The Thing following her and frightening words from The Cold Voice, her love of baseball and Boston Red Sox closer Tom Gordon is her onl...

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