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Carrie (Spanish Movie Tie-In Edition) - a book by King, Stephen

Carrie (Spanish Movie Tie-In Edition)

Carrie (Spanish Movie Tie-In Edition)( )
Author: King, Stephen
Series title:Vintage Espanol Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage Espanol
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Sus compañeros se burlan de ella, pero Carrie tiene un don. Puede mover cosas con su mente. Este es su poder y su gran problema. Pero aunque un acto de bondad, tan espontáneo como las burlas crueles de sus compañeros, le ofrece a Carrie la oportunidad de ser normal, una inesperada crueldad transforma su don en un arma de horror y destrucción. Con un pulso mágico que mantiene la tensión a lo largo de todo el libro, Stephen King narra la atormentada adolescencia de Carrie, y nos envuelve...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Media Tie-In
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 7.98 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:0.58 Pounds
Author Biography
King, Stephen (Author)
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, he became a teacher. His spare time was spent writing short stories and novels.

King's first novel would never have been published if not for his wife. She removed the first few chapters from the garbage after King had thrown them away in frustration. Three months later, he received a $2,500 advance from Doubleday Publishing for the book that went on to sell a modest 13,000 hardcover copies. That book, Carrie, was about a girl with telekinetic powers who is tormented by bullies at school. She uses her power, in turn, to torment and eventually destroy her mean-spirited classmates. When United Artists released the film version in 1976, it was a critical and commercial success. The paperback version of the book, released after the movie, went on to sell more than two-and-a-half million copies.

Many of King's other horror novels have been adapted into movies, including The Shining, Firestarter, Pet Semetary, Cujo, Misery, The Stand, and The Tommyknockers. Under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, King has written the books The Running Man, The Regulators, Thinner, The Long Walk, Roadwork, and Rage.

King is one of the world's most successful writers, with more than 100 million copies of his works in print. Many of his books have been translated into foreign languages, and he writes new books at a rate of about one per year. In 2003, he received the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In 2012 his title, The Wind Through the Keyhole made The New York Times Best Seller List. King's title's Mr. Mercedes and Revival made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014. He won the Edgar Allan Poe Award in 2015 for Best Novel with Mr. Mercedes. King's title Finders Keepers made the New York Times bestseller list in 2015.


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