TITLE

King prods big bucks from pubs

AUTHOR(S)
LaPorte, Nicole; Bing, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;9/24/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 58, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites the strength of Stephen King's influence in the publishing industry. Comment by King on the failure of publishers to recognize the writing talents of Ron McLarty; Impact of the comment on the acquisition of a multimillion book contract by McLarty from Viking Penguin.
ACCESSION #
10960565

 

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