Question about this story

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Jun 4, 2007
This sounds like a very interesting concept, like King's early works. I have a question, though.

I read about the book's genesis, and was curious how involved King was beyond coming up with the concept. The reason I ask is because King said, at a lecture I believe, something like he didn't know how the story ended, and then suggested someone else write it. I guess the co-author of the book happened to be in the audience at the time.

So, are we to take this sort of literally? King came up with an idea, said jokingly that others could have a crack at it, and then O'Nan did the bulk of the work? Just curious like I said for the most part, but it would affect how I approach the story if I decided to read it.

Sunlight Gardener

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Jul 22, 2013
I have this on Audio book. Quite an interesting little morality tale that says some pretty profound things about how we see ourselves vs. how those around us see us. I enjoyed it quite a lot.
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