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Stephen King : a biography

Author: Albert Rolls
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the life of twentieth-century American novelist Stephen King, known for his horror writing, and discusses his early writing career, personal relationships, and highlights from throughout his professional career; and includes a time line.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Rolls
ISBN: 9780313345722 0313345724
OCLC Number: 236328445
Description: xvii, 191 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Taking up the pen --
Becoming a writer --
Finding a publisher --
Beginning to establish the name Stephen King --
Becoming King --
Responding to fame and fortune --
Settling into his position --
Negotiating his private and public lives --
Something different --
King's status rises --
The sense of an ending --
Letting people recover --
Taking a stand --
King's feminist sensibility --
The King machine roles on --
Breaking new records --
New retirement rumors almost become real --
The long recovery --
Retiring, again --
His busy retirement continues.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Albert Rolls.
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Known worldwide for his horror creations in best-selling books and popular film adaptations, Stephen King spent years in obscurity trying to find his voice and his audience. For much of his career he  Read more...

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