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Signet, 1985 - Allegories - 320 pages
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A small town attorney is living testament to the American Dream's pleasures and excesses, with a great career, loving family, beautiful home--and an extra 50 pounds. But his perfect life has become a living nightmare since crossing a mysterious gypsy's path. For one thing, he no longer has a weight problem. In fact, he may soon have no weight left at all. Paramount Pictures film release in April.

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User Review  - JA Ironside - Goodreads

I found it a bit difficult to put a rating on this one. The last third was 5 stars but the first two thirds were 3. So call it three and a half. This is a sly story with a slow build. We're drawn in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Synesthesia - Goodreads

Gypsies don't work like that. If you can put a curse on someone making them skinnier and skinnier why the hell can't you fix your dang nose? 8/3/14 Seriously though, this story leaves me torn. I don't totally understand the ending, but it was entertaining and fast to read. Read full review


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Stephen King, the world's bestselling novelist, was educated at the University of Maine at Orono. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, and their children in Bangor, Maine.

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