Everything's Eventual : 14 Dark Tales (Paperback) - King, Stephen

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The first collection of stories King has published in nine years includes 14 dark tales, some published here for the first time. Whether writing about encounters with the dead, the near dead, or about the mundane dreads of life, King is at his eerie best.

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9781416549857
SKU 203962974
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1416549854
Release Date 5/1/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 1.5T
Author Info
Stephen King
Born in 1947, Stephen King has become a household name all over the world. His mother raised him and his brother after their father deserted the family in 1950. In high school, King began to write short stories, his first published work appearing in 1968. He attended the University of Maine, graduating with a B.S. in 1970. Up until his first novel appeared, King had worked in an industrial laundry, as a janitor, as well as an English teacher. CARRIE, his debut, was met by a largely indifferent public in 1974. It wasn't until two years later, after King's second novel 'SALEM'S LOT and the filmed version of CARRIE, that King became a major player in the horror field. THE SHINING, his 1977 haunted hotel novel, began a litany of bestsellers, including THE STAND, THE DEAD ZONE, PET SEMETARY, DOLORES CLAIBORNE, and many others. King's work is regarded as instrumental in bringing about a resurgence of interest in horror fiction in the 1970s and '80s. An extremely high percentage of King's voluminous literary output has been filmed, with varying degrees of success, but all serving to carry the name of Stephen King far and wide. He has written nonfiction, given lectures, acted in films, and continues to produce huge novels nearly every year, all of which become instant bestsellers. As an bizarre sidenote, during the summer of 1999 while walking along a back road in Maine, King was struck and seriously injured by a minivan whose driver apparently lost control of the vehicle while being distracted by his dog--thus creating exactly the kind of news item that might have inspired several of King's own novels.
From the Publisher
Editors Note A new collection of short fiction features "L.T.'s Theory of Pets," "Lunch at the Gotham Café," "Riding the Bullet," and "In the Deathroom," as well as "1408," about a successful writer whose overnight stay in Room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel turns his life upside down. Original. (Tie-in to the new Dimension Films presentation of 1408, releasing Spring 2007, starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, & Kate Walsh) (Horror)
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0459
Publisher Pocket Books

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