Night Shift Best Read || [Stephen King John D. MacDonald]
Never trust your heart to the New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Stephen King Especially with an anthology that features the classic stories Children of the Corn, The Lawnmower Man, Graveyard Shift, The Mangler, and Sometimes They Come Back which were all made into hit horror films Unbearable suspense Dallas Morning News From the depths of darkneNever trust your heart to the New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Stephen King Especially with an anthology that features the classic stories Children of the Corn, The Lawnmower Man, Graveyard Shift, The Mangler, and Sometimes They Come Back which were all made into hit horror films Unbearable suspense Dallas Morning News From the depths of darkness, where hideous rats defend their empire, to dizzying heights, where a beautiful girl hangs by a hair above a hellish fate, this chilling collection of twenty short stories will plunge readers into the subterranean labyrinth of the most spine tingling, eerie imagination of our time.Contents Introduction John D MacDonald in Foreword fw Jerusalem s Lot nv Night Shift, Garden City, NY Doubleday, 1978 Graveyard Shift ss Cavalier Oct 70 Night Surf ss Cavalier Aug 74 I Am the Doorway ss Cavalier Mar 71 The Mangler nv Cavalier Dec 72 The Boogeyman ss Cavalier Mar 73 Gray Matter ss Cavalier Oct 73 Battleground ss Cavalier Sep 72 Trucks ss Cavalier Jun 73 Sometimes They Come Back nv Cavalier Mar 74 Strawberry Spring ss Ubris Fll 68 Cavalier Nov 75 The Ledge ss Penthouse Jul 76 The Lawnmower Man ss Cavalier May 75 Quitters, Inc ss Night Shift, Garden City, NY Doubleday, 1978 I Know What You Need nv Cosmopolitan Sep 76 Children of the Corn nv Penthouse Mar 77 The Last Rung on the Ladder ss Night Shift, Garden City, NY Doubleday, 1978 The Man Who Loved Flowers ss Gallery Au
Stephen King John D. MacDonald
Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of them Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support After Stephen s grandparents passed away, Mrs King found work in the kitchens of Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged.Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966 From his sopho year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate He came to support the anti war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional He graduated in 1970, with a B.A in English and qualified to teach on the high school level A draft board examination immediately post graduation found him 4 F on grounds of high blood pressure, limited vision, flat feet, and punctured eardrums.He met Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the University, where they both worked as students they married in January of 1971 As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men s magazines.Stephen made his first professional short story sale The Glass Floor to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967 Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men s magazines Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.
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