Who's Killing the Great Writers of America?

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Phoenix Books and Audio, Jul 1, 2007 - Fiction - 222 pages
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What do bestselling writers Sue Grafton, Danielle Steel, Curtis Sittenfeld ("Prep") and Tom Clancy all have in common? They've all been murdered in a manner both gruesome and appropriate to their style. An extremely paranoid Steven King is convinced that he will be the next victim, and so he must leave his heavily-barricaded fortress in Bangor, Maine, to discover" Who's Killing the Great Writers of America?" This hilarious send-up of the world of publishing by the author of "Me and Orson Welles" and "The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braun" takes us from Venice to Paris to Maine and offers cameo appearances by Steve Martin, Gerard Depardieu, plus a few surprises.

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

This satirical story was laugh out loud funny. Some of the best contemporary writers in America are dying under extremely suspicious circumstances and Tabitha King has disappeared. Stephen King ... Read full review

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User Review  - amateras - LibraryThing

Maybe I just don't "get" it, like when I read On the Road by Jack Kerouac and found myself wishing I had a magazine or something more brainless to give my attention to. It's a satire, I know, but it's ... Read full review


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Robert Kaplow is a teacher and writer best known for the satirical songs and sketches he writes for NPRs "Morning Edition," where he created Moe Moskowitz and the Punsters. His award-winning young adult novels include "Alessandra in Love" and "Alex Icicle: A Romance in Ten Torrid Chapters,"

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