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Asked by thyagarajan mahadevan, 06 May '08 11:36 am
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Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his parents separated when Stephen was a toddler, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good. Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of the elderly couple. Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support. After Stephen's grandparents passed away, Mrs. King found work in the kitchens of Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged.

Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and then Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966. From his sophomore year at the Universit ...more
Answered by narayanan, 06 May '08 11:39 am

 
  
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Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an award-winning, prolific, and best-selling American author, screenwriter, columnist, actor, producer and director.
Having sold over 350 million copies of his books, King is best known for his work in horror fiction, which demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the genre's history. He has also written science fiction, fantasy, short-fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, teleplays and stageplays. Many of his stories have been adapted for other media, including movies, television series, and comic books. King has written a number of books using the pen name Richard Bachman and one short story where he was credited as John Swithen. In 2003 he received The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 06 May '08 11:37 am

 
  
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He is a renowned author who writes horror novels. Some of his famous ones are It, Carrie and The Green Mile.
Answered by Manisha Mehra, 06 May '08 11:38 am

 
  
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Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King
Answered by roopa vathi, 06 May '08 11:37 am

 
  
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