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The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror / George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne.

The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror

Beahm, George W., author. (Author).
Whelan, Michael, 1950- illustrator. (Added Author).
Chadbourne, Glenn, 1959- illustrator. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781250054128
  • ISBN: 1250054125
  • ISBN: 9781250081315
  • ISBN: 1250081319
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 588 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.

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General Note:
Color portfolio by Michael Whelan.
Formatted Contents Note:
Maine roots -- Pre-Carrie: a hardscrabble life -- Doubleday Books: magic time-the making of the Master of Horror -- "The Bestsellasaurus Rex" stomps over to New American Library -- Scribner: building bridges -- Movies: screamplays -- The critics' corner -- Stephen King in cyberspace.
Summary, etc.:
Profusely illustrated with nearly 200 photos, color illustrations by celebrated "Dark Tower" artist Michael Whelan, and black-and-white drawings by Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne; supplemented with interviews with friends, colleagues, and mentors who knew King well; looking at King's formative years in Durham, when he began writing fiction as a young teen, his college years in the turbulent sixties, his struggles with early poverty, working full-time as an English teacher while writing part-time, the long road to the publication of his first novel, Carrie, and the dozens of bestselling books and major screen adaptations that followed; covering his varied and prodigious output--this book is a comprehensive guide to the imaginative world of Stephen King.
Subject: King, Stephen, 1947- > Criticism and interpretation.
Horror tales, American > Criticism and interpretation.
Horror tales > Criticism and interpretation.
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