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Odd Thomas



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Author
Koontz, Dean R.
Descriptors
Murder
Psychological Fiction
Series
Small-town Life
Supernatural
Location/Setting:
California
Time Period:
2000s
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Summary
Twenty-year-old Odd Thomas is a fry cook in the small desert town of Pico Mundo, CA. He has a gruesome secret. He sees dead people and other ghastly creatures whose presence foretell disaster. Sensing a terrible tragedy is about to strike and not knowing who to trust, Odd must use his mysterious abilities to avert a catastrophe.
Critique
First entry in the "Odd Thomas" series. Odd himself is quite charming but has to deal with some truly frightening characters. The dialogue is intelligent and amusing and the settings are authentic, everyday small-town America. Recommend.
ISBN
0553802496
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# of Pages
399
Published
2003
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Reviewer's Initials: CG MA


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