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This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.
ebook, 336 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published October 16th 2007)
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Andrew Lennon
Ugh that was so frustrating! That story was really good! I mean really good!!! I was quite happily just reading away and then I was like, woah! What the hell just happened? It completely took me by surprise and drew me straight in. It's only a short story, about twenty pages long. But I was flying through it! I needed to know what happened! I needed to find out how it was going to end!

Then it just stopped. No answers, no real ending, it just sort of stopped. I feel used. I feel teased. This isn'
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Jonathan Echevarria
The main protagonist in this novella is a average man named Wyatt who lives his life as a bit of a social outcast who never really achieved his dreams. He is very much of a everyday kind of guy who works at a video rental store. (Remember those? I sure do. I miss them.) His co-workers treat him coldly, most of his employers looks down upon him, he has a reading disability that he is ashamed of, and he is very out of shape. Wyatt is likable and sympathetic enough that when he encounters something ...more
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Joseph Hillstrom King (born 1972) is an American writer of fiction, writing under the pen name of Joe Hill.

Hill is the the second child of authors Stephen King and Tabitha King. His younger brother Owen King is also a writer. He has three children.

Hill's first book, the limited edition collection 20th Century Ghosts published in 2005 by PS Publishing, showcases fourteen of his short stories and wo
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