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If it bleeds : new fiction / Stephen King.

King, Stephen, 1947- (author.). King, Stephen. Mr. Harrigan's phone. (Added Author). King, Stephen. Life of Chuck. (Added Author). King, Stephen. Rat. (Added Author). King, Stephen. If it bleeds. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Blair County Library System.

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Altoona Area Public Library F KIN (Text) 33240004886340 Adult Bestseller Checked Out 10/12/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982137977
  • ISBN: 1982137975
  • Physical Description: 436 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Mr. Harrigan's phone -- The life of Chuck -- If it bleeds -- Rat.
Summary, etc.:
"The four never-before-published novellas in this collection represent horror master King at his finest, using the weird and uncanny to riff on mortality, the price of creativity, and the unpredictable consequences of material attachments. A teenager discovers that a dead friend's cell phone, which was buried with the body, still communicates from beyond the grave in 'Mr. Harrigan's Phone,' which reads like a Twilight Zone episode infused with an EC Comics vibe. In the profoundly moving 'The Life of Chuck,' a series of apocalyptic incidents bear out one character's claim that 'when a man or a woman dies, a whole world falls to ruin.' 'Rat' sees a frustrated writer strike a Faustian bargain to complete his novel, and in the title story, private investigator Holly Gibney, the recurring heroine of King's Bill Hodges trilogy and The Outsider, faces off against a ghoulish television newscaster who vampirically feeds off the anguish he provokes in his audience by covering horrific tragedies"--Publishers Weekly.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Horror tales, American.
Friendship > Fiction.
Future life > Fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Horror fiction.
Novellas.
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