Stephen King

Stephen King

by Peggy Kahn
     
 

Stephen King began to write and submit stories for publication as a teenager. It wasn't until 1973, however, when he was 26 years old that a publisher accepted his first novel, Carrie. By the 1980s, his books were published at a rate of at least one per year. How did King, once a struggling writer, become one of the best-selling authors of all time? Stephen King… See more details below

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Overview

Stephen King began to write and submit stories for publication as a teenager. It wasn't until 1973, however, when he was 26 years old that a publisher accepted his first novel, Carrie. By the 1980s, his books were published at a rate of at least one per year. How did King, once a struggling writer, become one of the best-selling authors of all time? Stephen King explores his path from a childhood of poverty to success as a screenwriter, film producer, director, and author of such classics of the horror genre as The Shining and Cujo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791098523
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Series:
Who Wrote That? Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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