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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Newly introduced by the author"--Cover
Topics: Horror & ghost stories, Horror - General, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Fiction / Horror,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Watershed moment -- The janitor's father -- Living in the past -- Sadie and the general -- 11/22/63 -- The green card man
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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With an introduction, "Why I was Bachman."
Topic: Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The Langoliers -- Secret window, secret garden -- The library policeman -- The sun dog
Topic: Vdobibl
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The final argument -- Prologue. Roont -- Part I. Todash. The face on the water -- New York groove -- Mia -- Palaver -- Overholser -- The way of the eld -- Todash -- Part II. Telling tales -- The pavilion -- Dry twist -- The priest's tale (New York) -- The priest's tale continued (highways in hiding) -- The tale of gray dick -- Gran-pere's tale -- Nocturne, hunger -- Took's store: the unfound door -- The priest's tale concluded (unfound) -- Part III. The wolves -- Secrets -- The dogan, part 1 --...
Topics: King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Dark/Horror,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Forced by overwhelming evidence to confess her life of crime, Dolores Claiborne, a foul-tempered New Englander, describes how her disintegrating marriage years before caused her heart to turn murderous
Topics: Women, Horror tales
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 3
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A newcomer opens a shop in Castle Rock. Bringing bargains as well as nightmares and disasters to the town
Topic: Castle Rock (Me. : Imaginary place)
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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June 16, 1985. That is when the horror began--the evil that started in a laboratory and took over America
Topics: Biological warfare, Biological warfare
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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A group of neighbors trapped in a grocery store by a supernatural mist--which may have been unintentionally unleashed by a nearby military base--must fight the horrific monsters that live within it
Topics: King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Horror - General, Fiction...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Roland (Fictitious character : King), Good and evil, Fantasy
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topic: Insomnia
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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When a little boy persuades his parents to bury his dead pet in the old cemetary near their house, they encounter a mysterious place filled with restless spirits
Topics: Cemeteries, Country life, Resurrection
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Scribner, c1999
Topics: Children of divorced parents, Pitchers (Baseball)
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-; Straub, Peter, 1943-
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The bestselling sequel to "The Talisman" is now in paperback. It's been 20 years since Jack Sawyer entered the Territories to save his mother, but he has no memory of those events. Now a retired homicide detective, Jack lives in rural Wisconsin, where a series of gruesome murders draws him back to the Territories. There he must enter a terrifying house and face the evils sheltered in it
Topic: Horror tales
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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In 1985, six men and one woman are called back together to search for a creature of unspeakable evil that had stalked them as children
Topic: Good and evil
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 2
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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A newcomer opens a shop in Castle Rock, Me., bringing bargains as well as nightmares and disasters to the town
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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favorite 2
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Topic: Roland (Fictitious character : King)
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The mist -- Here there be tygers -- The monkey -- Cain rose up -- Mrs. Todd's shortcut -- The jaunt -- The wedding gig -- Paranoid: a chant -- The raft -- Word processor of the gods -- The man who would not shake hands -- Beachworld -- The reaper's image -- Nona -- For Owen -- Survivor type -- Uncle Otto's truck -- Morning deliveries (Milkman #1) -- Big wheels: a tale of the laundry game (Milkman #2) -- Gramma -- The ballad of the flexible bullet -- The reach
Topic: Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Contents: Hope springs eternal : Rita Hayworth and Shawshank redemption -- Summer of corruption : Apt pupil -- Fall from innocence : The body -- A winter's tale : The breathing method
Topic: American fiction
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Collection of 23 short stories--from classic horror to vampire thrillers, imitations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, a teleplay, and a non-fiction bonus, a heartfelt little piece on Little League baseball
Topic: Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"A limited first edition of this book has been published by Phantasia Press" -- t.p. verso
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Viking, c1994
Topic: Insomnia
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner,...
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963,...
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With an introduction, "Why I was Bachman."
Topic: Horror tales, American
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The mist -- Here there be tygers -- The monkey -- Cain rose up -- Mrs. Todd's shortcut -- The jaunt -- The wedding gig -- Paranoid: a chant -- The raft -- Word processor of the gods -- The man who would not shake hands -- Beachworld -- The reaper's image -- Nona -- For Owen -- Survivor type -- Uncle Otto's truck -- Morning deliveries (Milkman #1) -- Big wheels: a tale of the laundry game (Milkman #2) -- Gramma -- The ballad of the flexible bullet -- The reach
Topic: Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Published by arrangement with New American Library and the Putnam Publishing Group"--Verso of t.p
Topics: Fantasy fiction, American, Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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It may seem odd, but it's true--something as simple as one phone call can change the world forever. And that's exactly what happenes on October 1, when a single pulse is simultaneously transmitted through every cell phone on the planet. After the Pulse, an unspeakable transformation occurs. People everywhere begin devolving into inhuman killing machines--and civilization as we know it grinds to a halt in a terrifying riot of violence
Topics: King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Horror - General, Fiction...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Traffic police, Travelers
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Runaway wives, Revenge
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2000
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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A Signet book
Topic: Horror tales, American
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Topics: Prisons, Death row inmates
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Authors, Writer's block, Widowers, Widows, Custody of children, Grandfathers
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Paul Sheldon, author of a series of historical romances, wakes up in a secluded farmhouse in Colorado with broken legs and Annie Wilkes, a disappointed and deranged fan, hovering over him with drugs, ax, and blowtorch and demanding he bring his fictional heroine back to life
Topics: Novelists, American, Fans (Persons), Horror tales
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Horror tales, Cemeteries, Animals, Death
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Once upon a time, in the haunted city of derry, four boys stood together and did a brave thing. It was something that changed them in ways they could never begin to understand. Twenty-five years after saving a Down's-syndrome kid from bullies, Beav, Henry, Pete, and Jonesy -- now men with separate lives and separate problems -- reunite in the woods of Maine for their annual hunting trip. But when a stranger stumbles into their camp, disoriented and mumbling something about lights in the sky,...
Topic: Human-alien encounters
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"First Signet printing, August, 1983"--T.p. verso
Topics: Horror tales, Motion picture fiction, Short stories
Books to Borrow
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pt. 1. The two dead girls -- pt. The mouse on the mile -- pt. 3. Coffey's hands -- pt. 4. Bad death of Eduard Delacroix -- pt. 5. Night journey -- pt. 6. Coffey on the mile
Topics: Prisons, Death row inmates
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking, 1987
Topics: Science fiction, Horror stories, American, Nurses
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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A scarlet-and-white, 1958 Plymouth Fury -- salvaged over every rational dissent and objection, from decay -- possesses its new owner and brings hellish terror to him, his friends, and his classmates
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Teenagers
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Horror tales, Horror tales
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topic: Roland (Fictitious character : King)
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by King, Stephen, 1947- aut
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The series plots the course of John Coffey, who, after being convicted of murdering two young girls, starts on the first steps of the Green Mile, the passage to the electric chair and a road to revelation
Topics: Prisons, Death row inmates
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topic: Horror tales, American
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Abandonment of automobiles, Police, Buick automobile, Teenage boys
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"A Signet book."
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Uncorrected proofs"--Covers
Topics: Death row inmates, Prisoners, Prisons
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Custody of children, Grandfathers, Widowers, Widows, Authors
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A novel in six parts
Topics: Death row inmates, Prisons, Horror tales, American
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-; Straub, Peter, 1943-
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Topics: Quests (Expeditions), Mothers and sons, Talismans, Boys
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Part 6 of 6
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"A Signet book."
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Prisons, Murderers, Death row inmates, Horror tales
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
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I: Todash -- The face on the water -- New York groove -- Mia -- Palaver -- Overholser -- The way of the eld -- Todash -- II: Telling tales -- The pavilion -- Dry twist -- The priest's tale (New York) -- The priest's tale continued (highways in hiding) -- The tale of gray dick -- Gran-pere's tale -- Nocturne, hunger -- Took's store: the unfound door -- The priest's tale concluded (unfound) -- III: The wolves -- Secrets -- The dogan, part 1 -- The dogan, part 2 -- The pied piper -- The meeting of...
Topics: Roland (Fictitious character : King), Fantasy fiction
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-; Straub, Peter
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A retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in a rural Wisconsin town, Jack Sawyer is called in to assist the local police chief in solving a gruesome series of murders that causes Jack to experience inexplicable waking nightmares
Topics: Ex-police officers, Serial murders
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by King, Stephen, 1947- author
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437 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: Mercedes automobiles -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction