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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  - csweder - LibraryThing

If you are looking for a book that inspires you to be kind to people, even strangers, this is it. The main character gets a gypsy curse when he rubs her the wrong way. The ultimate karma book. Read full review

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User Review  - BryanCaron - LibraryThing

The last of the "Bachman Books" before Uncle Stevie switched to Stephen King, the book had a strong premise, but didn't execute quite as well as it could have. 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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