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SOURCESWWW Pages pace/king/dt-faq.html pace/king/sk-faq.html pace/king/results.html Sites King was born September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. He still lives in Maine, in the town of Bangor. He describes Bangor, in a "Playboy" article, as a "hard-working; hard drinking town". His parents are Nellie Ruth Pillsbury and Donald King. His father left when Stephen was three and has not been seen or heard from since. In 1971, Stephen married Tabitha Spruce. They have three children: Naomi, Joe, and Owen Philip.Stephen King is a best-selling author, who writes horror stories. King published his first novel, Carrie, in 1974. It would never have happened, but for Tabitha King. Stephen King was writing short stories at the time, and Carrie was getting too long. He through the manuscript away, but Tabitha rescued it from the garbage can and persuaded him to finish it. According to King, his latest releases are actually "twins". He released Desperation and The Regulators in September of this year. There are supposedly weird parallels between these books.I have been reading Stephen King since the late seventies, and he is my favorite author. He writes under his own name, and also the pseudonym Richard Bachman. I have a complete list of all his novels:CarrieSalem's LotRage (as Richard Bachman)The ShiningNight ShiftThe StandThe Long Walk (as Richard Bachman)The Dead ZoneFirestarterRoadwork (as Richard Bachman)CujoDanse MacabreCreepshowThe Running Man (as Richard Bachman)The Dark Tower: The GunslingerDifferent SeasonsChristinePet SemataryThe Talisman (with Peter Straub)Thinner (as Richard Bachman)Cycle of the WerewolfSkeleton CrewItThe Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the ThreeThe Eyes of the DragonMiseryThe TommyknockersNightmares in the Sky (with Peter Straub)The Dark HalfThe Stand: Uncut EditionFour Past MidnightNeedful ThingsThe Dark Tower III: The Waste LandsDelores ClaiborneGerald's GameNightmares and DreamscapesInsomniaRose MadderThe Green Mile (serial)The Regulators (as Richard Bachman)DesperationI have read almost every one of these books. In fact, the only ones I have not read are: Nightmares in the Sky, Cycle of the Werewolf, The Running Man, Danse Macabre, Roadwork, and The Long Walk. I am sure I will read those too.Stephen King also writes screenplays, which have achieved varying degrees of success. His first screenplay, Carrie, was in 1976. His latest screenplay is Thinner, and is in theaters now. I have a complete list of screenplays by Stephen King:CarrieSalem's LotThe ShiningCreepshowCujoThe Dead ZoneChristineThe Woman in the RoomChildren of the CornFirestarterCat's EyeSilver BulletThe BoogeymanWord Processor of the Gods (for Tales From the Darkside)Maximum OverdriveStand by MeGrammaCreepshow 2The Last...

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