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On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft Paperback – June 1, 2001

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About the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Prize. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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  • Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0671024256
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0671024253
  • Dimensions : 5 x 0.75 x 8 inches
  • Publisher : Pocket Books; 1st edition (June 1, 2001)
  • Language: : English
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