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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/16/10 STEPHEN KING 11/16/10 THE BIOGRAPHY OF 11/16/10 CHILDHOOD • Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947. • He was raised by his mother, Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King, after his father, Donald King, disappeared when King was 2 years old. • King and his brother set up a small printing press in their basement and used it to print Stephen’s short stories so they could sell copies at school. • King later began submitting stories to magazines, receiving numerous rejections before being accepted by some men’s and science fiction magazines. 11/16/10 Adult life { 2 1 0 7 4 E E -8 E 9 A -4 B 8 1 -A 0 B 8 -A 2 5 F A 5 D 7 2 6 C 6 } Throughout King’s adult life, he has written more than 30 novels, seven collections of short stories, and several wo { 7 9 D 6 C E 8-D 9 C 1 -4 7 3 5 -8 1 0 B -C E 4 9 8 4 1 4 C A 6 } Besides working as a writer, King has worked as a janitor, a laborer in an { 4 8 6 2 4 5 -2 7 A 3 -4 F 7 9 -A E 3 7 -F E 0 B F 7 2 3 C 4 7 3 } knee split, his hip fractured, ribs broken, scalp lacerated, and his spine chipped. Acknowledging that such a near-death experienc { 3 B 8 9 2 3 0 2 -5 7 0 B -4 8 1 -9 7 2 4 -3 F 1 0 7 E 3 A 5 E A } He and his wife currently live in Bangor, Maine, and have three children. 11/16/10 INFLUENCES 1. King fell prey to conflicting emotions as a child. He had friends, yet often felt estranged from others his age. He was overweight and uncoordinated which...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course PHILOSOPHY 251 taught by Professor George during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.

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