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King On Writing & Childhood
On this day in 1947 Stephen King was born. As told in On Writing, his 2000 "memoir of the craft," King's childhood was formative, both "a kind of curriculum vitae" and a "a fogged-out landscape from which occasional memories appear like isolated trees -- the kind that look as if they might like to grab and eat you."

 

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