Tabitha King





Tabitha King


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in Old Town, Maine, The United States
March 24, 1949

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Tabitha King (née Tabitha Jane Spruce) is an American author, the wife of author Stephen King and the mother of authors Joe Hill and Owen King (her daughter is Naomi King).

Tabitha King was born Tabitha Jane-Frances Spruce in Old Town, Maine. She was born to Raymond George and Sarah Jane White Spruce and is one of eight children.

Her primary education took place at St. Mary’s Grammar in Old Town, from which she graduated in 1963. She then attended John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor until 1967, and earned her bachelor’s degree in history in 1971 from the University of Maine in Orono.

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One on One

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Candles Burning

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Pearl

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The Book of Reuben

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Survivor

3.66 avg rating — 460 ratings — published 1982 — 5 editions
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Small World

3.39 avg rating — 523 ratings — published 1981 — 11 editions
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The Trap

3.41 avg rating — 519 ratings — published 1982 — 12 editions
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Caretakers

3.80 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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Die Seelenwächter / Das Pup...

2.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Bad Girl

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“The clocks had nothing to do with time but were merely instruments, the clicking and ticking of silver and gold and bronze and pinchbeck arrows, a droll and slapstick rhapsody of lies.”
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“I myself was so often hell-bound from my sinful pride that I was sinfully proud of it. Mama”
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“Take my word for it, Calley. You have to be careful what you love because love has to be paid for.”
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