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An edition of Night Shift (1978)

Night Shift

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An edition of Night Shift (1978)

Night Shift

1st Anchor books mass-market ed. (1)
  • 4.23 ·
  • 13 Ratings
  • 165 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading
  • 22 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Anchor Books
Language
English
Pages
505

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Presents a collection of twenty stories of horror and nightmarish fantasy that transform everyday situations into experiences of compelling terror in the worlds of the living, the dying, and the nonliving.

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
2011-07, Anchor Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Anchor books mass-market ed. (1)
Cover of: Danse macabre
Danse macabre
2002-04-4, J'ai lu
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: Ночная смена
Ночная смена
1999, act
Hardcover in Russian
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1990?, New American Library
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Signet printing (50)
Cover of: Nachtschicht
Nachtschicht
1988-09, Bastei-Lübbe
Paperback in German - Erste Auflage
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1986?, New American Library
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Signet printing (45)
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1982?, New American Library
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Signet printing (26)
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1979-02, New American Library
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Signet printing (14)
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1979-02, New American Library
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Signet printing (1)
Cover of: Night Shift
Night Shift
1978, Doubleday & Company
Hardcover in English - Book Club edition

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New York, USA

Table of Contents

Jerusalem's Lot --
Graveyard shift --
Night surf --
I am the doorway --
The mangler --
The boogeyman --
Gray matter --
Battleground --
Trucks --
Sometimes they come back --
Strawberry spring --
The ledge --
The lawnmower man --
Quitters, Inc. --
I know what you need --
Children of the corn --
The last rung on the ladder --
The man who loved flowers --
One for the road --
the woman in the room.

Edition Notes

Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978.
US/CAN

Copyright Date
1978

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54, [Fic]
Library of Congress
PS3561.I483 N47 2011

Contributors

Introduction
John D. MacDonald

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
xxxiii, 505 pages ;
Number of pages
505

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26339292M
Internet Archive
nightshift00step_0
ISBN 10
0307743640
ISBN 13
9780307743640
OCLC/WorldCat
679925232
Amazon ID (ASIN)
0307743640
Google
K47JTah91MkC
Goodreads
46225105

Work Description

Stephen King has brought together nineteen of his most unsettling short pieces--bizarre tales of dark doing and unthinkable acts from the twilight regions where horror and madness take on eerie, unearthly forms...where noises in the walls and shadows by the bed are always signs of something dreadful on the prowl.

The settings are familiar and unsuspected--a high school, a factory, a truck stop, a laundry, a field of Nebraska corn. But in Stephen King's world any place can serve as devil's ground...if the time of night is propitious, and the forces of darkness are strong, and the victims are caught just slightly off their guard... (source)



Contains:

  • Jerusalem's Lot
  • Graveyard Shift
  • Night Surf
  • I Am the Doorway
  • The Mangler
  • The Boogeyman
  • Grey Matter
  • Battleground
  • Trucks
  • Sometimes They Come Back
  • Strawberry Spring
  • The Ledge
  • The Lawnmower Man
  • Quitters, Inc.
  • I Know What You Need
  • Children of the Corn
  • The Last Rung on the Ladder
  • The Man Who Loved Flowers
  • One for the Road
  • The Woman in the Room



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Excerpts

Dear Bones,
How good it was to step into the cold, draughty hall here at Chapelwaite, every bone in an ache from that abominable coach, in need of instant relief from my distended bladder--and to see a letter addressed in your own inimitable scrawl propped on the obscene little cherry-wood table beside the door!
added by Lisa. "first sentence"

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