Carrie

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 24, 2008 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Stephen King's legendary debut novel about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates.
 
Carrie White may have been unfashionable and unpopular, but she had a gift. Carrie could make things move by concentrating on them. A candle would fall. A door would lock. This was her power and her sin. Then, an act of kindness, as spontaneous as the vicious taunts of her classmates, offered Carrie a chance to be normal and go to her senior prom. But another act--of ferocious cruelty--turned her gift into a weapon of horror and destruction that her classmates would never forget

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My Gender/Text Literary Grad course assigned this book, and I could not wait to read it. While Stephen King wrote a masterpiece that the world now calls a literary canon, main character's death scenes ... Read full review

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What I realized is that I had never actually read the book. The original movie with Sissy Spacek made an indelible impression on me and I thought I had read the book. It is interesting to go back and ... Read full review

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey's Story; Cell; and the last three novels in the Dark Tower saga: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower. His acclaimed nonfiction book On Writing is also a bestseller. In 2003, he was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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