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The Resource The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror, George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne

The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror, George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne

Label
The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror
Title
The Stephen King companion
Title remainder
forty years of fear from the master of horror
Statement of responsibility
George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne
Title variation
Stephen King companion
Title variation remainder
four decades of fear from the master of horror
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profusely illustrated with nearly 200 photos, color illustrations by celebrated "Dark Tower" artist Michael Whelan, and black-and-white drawings by Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne; supplemented with interviews with friends, colleagues, and mentors who knew King well; looking at King's formative years in Durham, when he began writing fiction as a young teen, his college years in the turbulent sixties, his struggles with early poverty, working full-time as an English teacher while writing part-time, the long road to the publication of his first novel, Carrie, and the dozens of bestselling books and major screen adaptations that followed; covering his varied and prodigious output--this book is a comprehensive guide to the imaginative world of Stephen King
Summary
Profusely illustrated with nearly 200 photos, color illustrations by celebrated "Dark Tower" artist Michael Whelan, and black-and-white drawings by Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne; supplemented with interviews with friends, colleagues, and mentors who knewKing well; looking at King's formative years in Durham, when he began writing fiction as a young teen, his college years in the turbulent sixties, his struggles with early poverty, working full-time as an English teacher while writing part-time, the longroad to the publication of his first novel, Carrie, and the dozens of bestselling books and major screen adaptations that followed; covering his varied and prodigious output--this book is a comprehensive guide to the imaginative world of Stephen King
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430407
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beahm, George W
Dewey number
813.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whelan, Michael
  • Chadbourne, Glenn
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Stephen
  • Horror tales, American
  • Horror tales
  • King, Stephen
  • Horror tales
  • Horror tales, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
forty years of fear from the master of horror
Label
The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror, George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Color portfolio by Michael Whelan
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Maine roots -- Pre-Carrie: a hardscrabble life -- Doubleday Books: magic time-the making of the Master of Horror -- "The Bestsellasaurus Rex" stomps over to New American Library -- Scribner: building bridges -- Movies: screamplays -- The critics' corner -- Stephen King in cyberspace
Control code
ocn898419047
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxii, 588 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)898419047
Label
The Stephen King companion : forty years of fear from the master of horror, George Beahm ; illustrated by Michael Whelan and Glenn Chadbourne
Publication
Note
Color portfolio by Michael Whelan
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Maine roots -- Pre-Carrie: a hardscrabble life -- Doubleday Books: magic time-the making of the Master of Horror -- "The Bestsellasaurus Rex" stomps over to New American Library -- Scribner: building bridges -- Movies: screamplays -- The critics' corner -- Stephen King in cyberspace
Control code
ocn898419047
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxii, 588 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)898419047

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