The Dead Zone is the story of Johnny Smith, an ordinary high school teacher who gets in a terrible car accident and spends four years in a coma. When Johnny wakes up, he discovers that he is blessed—or perhaps cursed—with the power to see into peoples’ minds. Johnny doesn’t like to use his power, but when he meets aspiring politician Greg Stillson and sees a horrifying vision of the future, he knows that something must be done. This novel explores the themes of moral responsibility and fate.
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