Books just find you

Discussion in 'The Colorado Kid' started by Aj1, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. Aj1
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    I have just this moment finished Colorado kid and felt that the book chose me.. Sounds odd I know and maybe we look for patterns where there are none! I myself have just found out the father of my son died 16 months ago. I didn't know he was dead, we had separated some 5 years before. The passage that grabbed me most was when one of the old geezers said to steffi we don't know if we have done the best we could do and we are haunted by it or something to that effect. The book will stay in my mind for awhile I think!
  2. FlakeNoir
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    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Welcome to the site, Aj1. I'm sorry for your family's loss.
  3. Neesy
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    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    Welcome to the SKMB Aj1 - keep on posting.
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    Condolences on the death of your son's father :concern:
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...yeah, that one lingers...especially since the ending was left so open to individual interpretation...
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    Welcome here Honey! So sorry for your loss, and not knowing...
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    king family fan Prolific member

    so sorry for your loss. Welcome to SKMB.
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    Hi and welcome. Sorry for your loss. Indeed, that passage is one for great thought.
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    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    Welcome. Stay around. Sorry for your loss.
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    Oh thanks so much for your thoughts, kindness from strangers is moving, have a tear in my eye.

    Now I'm thinking was he abducted by aliens, did the aliens poison him or is there some rampant killer on the loose or was it a government cover up. Was it someone he knew. Why did he know they would strip him of his identity. It wasn't until after i finished I started thinking about who killed the Colorado kid and why? The mystery goes on!
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...which is exactly how Unca Steve seemed to want it...another episode of self-satisfied chuckling when he saw the groundswell of head scratching that went on amongst his Constant Readership...
  11. Lisey Landon
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    Lisey Landon Well-Known Member

    Welcome to SKMB. And sorry for your loss.

    I am one of the people who got very angry with Mr. King for the ending of this book. Loved it up until the end, then I got angry. I read to be told a story, I don't want to think for myself, now, do I? Where is that ending, Mr. King?
    I have forgiven him, though. :smile:
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