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Different Seasons

Different Seasons

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One of the four novellas in this King classic is The Body, which became the basis for the movie Stand by Me. Four young guys find out about a body on the train tracks and decide to go see it. Often cited as one of King’s finest works, this story has that “things will never be the same after this summer” feel to it.

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Detail of book cover The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

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Summer is a time to relax a little, have some adventures, earn a little money, and, in the case of the characters in many of these titles, have a life-changing moment.