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3 edition of Stand By Me (A SouledOut Sister"s Novel) found in the catalog.

Stand By Me (A SouledOut Sister"s Novel)

Stand By Me (A SouledOut Sister"s Novel)

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Published by Thomas Nelson in Chicago, IL USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25254853M

Gordie frantically runs for the fence with the dog close on his heels but makes it over the top. I think I did a fairly good job, for a writer who has been accused over and over again of having diarrhea of the word processor. The novella contains more biographical information about the older Gordie, including insertion of an entire additional story written by him. I was awkward and nerdy and shy and uncomfortable in my own skin and really, really sensitive, and River was cool and really smart and passionate and even at that age kind of like a father figure to some of us, Jerry was one of the funniest people I had ever seen in my life, either before or since, and Corey was unbelievably angry and in an incredible amount of pain and had an absolutely terrible relationship with his parents. I suspect nothing added here is as good as Hansel's trail of breadcrumbs, but I have always regretted the fact that no one but me and a few in-house readers at Doubleday ever met that maniac who simply calls himself The Kid Since then, King has refused his fans' requests to read their manuscripts for advice; King has claimed that he is concerned that there may be further accusations of plagiarism.

It takes place in the small town of Castle Rock, Oregon. As a train approaches, everyone but Teddy gets off the tracks. It was a long novel to begin with, and this expanded version will be regarded by some - perhaps many - as an act of indulgence by an author whose works have been successful enough to allow it. The others make light fun of him until he asks if they want to go see a dead body. While at a resting point, Chris predicts that Gordie will grow up to become a famous writer — perhaps he will even write about his friends one day.

The next morning, Ace and his gang are seen spending recreational time smoking and hitting mailboxes with baseball bats as they drive through their neighborhood. He turns and sees that Chopper Popeye is not the dog he'd expected. We gain an understanding of this relationship through the use of dialogue, different camera shots, music and the parallel between Teddy and Vern. The nice mother died, and the father married a bitch. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them-words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they're brought out.


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Stand By Me book

Gordie and his friends followed the story closely because Ray was around their age, last seen picking blueberries in the woods outside of town. A light vibration leads him to see plumes of smoke in the distance. In The Body, the heat of the summer is stifling and everyone is sweating.

As it happens, I think that in really good stories, the whole is always greater than the sum of the parts.

In the novella, it is an imagined corpse of Denny in his closet that tells Gordie "It should have been you. They take out their money and agree to buy something along the way. While Stu, Fran, and baby Peter leave Boulder and return to Fran's hometown in Maine to establish a home front in the east, an amnesia -stricken Flagg wakes up on a beach on an unknown island, having somehow escaped the atomic blast in Vegas by using his dark magic to teleport away at the last second.

I have lots to tell you, and I think we can talk better around the corner. But that is all it is. The narrator talks about what happened to each character but it is different than the film--by the time the author wrote the story, Vern had died in a fire, Teddy died in a car accident, and Chris died in the knife altercation mentioned in the film.

He said that every actor that is in the movie was basically the only actor who came through auditions who could've played that particular part, which I can believe. In the film it shows that, when Billy and Charlie are revealing the location of the corpse of Ray Brower, Billy reveals the location to "Eyeball.

Gordie and the others decide to go find the body and accept recognition as local heroes. This is not a commercial for that book; I'm just saying the tale is there if you want it, although it's told not because it is interesting in itself but to illustrate an entirely different point.

But it's more than that, isn't it? They set up camp for the night and Gordie tells them all a story about a kid named Lardass Hogan Andy Lindbergstuck with such a name because of his weight.

I promise to be brief. Chris took the heat for the theft but could never atone to it because of his family's reputation. When they got there, Dad gave the bitch the boot and they lived happily ever after. As a train approaches, everyone but Teddy gets off the tracks.

The story is there, but it's not elegant. The woman, Abagail Freemantle—better known as "Mother Abagail"—becomes the spiritual leader for the survivors.

Chris managed to stick it in school with Gordie and went to college to become a lawyer. One of my favorite parts of the novel that is a bit overlooked in the movie adaptation is when Gordie sees the deer on the train tracks.

I totally shed some tears looking up the song on Youtube, but I suppose it doesn't help at all that I was listening to Reiner speak about River Phoenix and what a loss his death was to everyone.

The Body vs. Stand By Me

People have also likened Stand by Me to The Gooniesin which a group of friends who call themselves Goonies find a treasure map and go looking for it. There is something extremely pure about that moment in the book, and the thoughts that it stirs up in adult-Lachance are some of the most powerful lines in the book.

Yakety Yakby The Coasters is played when Ace goes head-on with a truck. In the film, Gordie and his older brother Denny have an extremely close relationship. The final two chapters describe the fates of Gordie's three friends, none of whom survive past young adulthood: Vern is killed in a house fire after a party in A few months prior his brother, Denny John Cusacka popular athlete, died in a car accident.

However, in the novella it is Chris who pulls the pistol.Based on Stephen King's Short story "The Body", "Stand By Me" tells the tale of Gordie Lachance, a writer who looks back on his preteen days when he and three close friends went on their own adventure to find the body of a kid their age who had gone missing and presumed dead.

Stand By Me is a fabulous book where readers are reunited with favourite characters from past series, particularly with Avis Douglass, while being introduced to new characters like Kathryn Davies.

Old or new, I felt the characters were beautifully developed and /5. of over 5, results for "stand by me book" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. Stand By Me: The uplifting and heartbreaking best seller you need to read this year.

by S.D. Robertson | 11 Jan out of 5 stars Oct 09,  · Stand by Me Hardcover – June, by Stephen King (Author)5/5(2).

Stand By Me

Aug 03,  · Synopsis. After learning that a stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes, four Oregon boys decide to go see the body. On the way, Gordie Lachance (Wil Wheaton), Vern Tessio (Jerry O'Connell), Chris Chambers (River Phoenix) and Teddy Duchamp (Corey Feldman) encounter a mean junk man and a marsh full of leeches, as they also learn more about one another 94%(K).

Sep 07,  · STAND BY ME ()-Movie Review By WillFoxification What's up, guys!? It's Will back again and today's review is the coming of age drama film "Stand By Me.