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The Stephen King universe : a guide to the worlds of the king of horror

Author: Stan Wiater; Christopher Golden; Hank Wagner
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Renaissance Books ; [New York] : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A survey of the complete King fictional corpus, grouping novels and tales by setting and theme, with the aim of showing that King's stories are interconnected by theme or character and that the "Dark Tower series is the core of the Stephen King universe."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Wiater; Christopher Golden; Hank Wagner
ISBN: 1580631606 9781580631600
OCLC Number: 46979732
Description: 478 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Worlds of The Dark Tower and The Stand --
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger --
The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three --
The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands --
The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass --
The Eyes of the Dragon --
The Talisman --
Hearts in Atlantis --
The Stand --
Related Tales --
"Night Surf" (from Night Shift) --
"The Little Sisters of Eluria" --
The Prime Reality, Part I: Derry --
IT --
Insomnia --
Bag of Bones --
Related Tales --
"Autopsy Room Four" (from Six Stories) --
"The Road Virus Heads North" --
The Prime Reality, Part II: Castle Rock --
The Dead Zone --
Cujo --
The Dark Half --
Needful Things --
Related Tales --
"The Body" (from Different Seasons) --
"Nona" (from Skeleton Crew) --
"Uncle Otto's Truck" (from Skeleton Crew) --
"Gramma" (from Skeleton Crew) --
"The Sun Dog" (from Four Past Midnight) --
"It Grows on You" (from Nightmares and Dreamscapes) --
"The Man in the Black Suit" (from Six Stories) --
The Prime Reality, Part III: Jerusalem's Lot and Stephen King's Maine --
Carrie --
'Salem's Lot --
Pet Sematary --
Cycle of the Werewolf --
Gerald's Game --
Dolores Claiborne --
Storm of the Century --
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon --
Related Tales --
"Jerusalem's Lot" (from Night Shift) --
"Graveyard Shift" (from Night Shift) --
"One for the Road" (from Night Shift) --
"Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" (from Different Seasons) --
"Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" (from Skeleton Crew) --
"The Reach" (from Skeleton Crew) --
"Secret Window, Secret Garden" (from Four Past Midnight).
Responsibility: Stanley Wiater, Christopher Golden, and Hank Wagner.

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