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Quitters, Inc Read By Eric Roberts Dick Morrison S Life Has Become A Nightmare Of Addictions, Filling His Days With Overeating, Overworking, And Smoking Way Too Much When An Old Friend Tells Him About A Surefire Way To Quit, He S Than Willing To Give It A Shot But What Dick Doesn T Know Is That Quitters, Inc Demands A High Price From Anyone Who Strays From Their Rigid Rules Like A Few Volts Of Electricity For The Nearest And Dearestor Maybe A Missing Thumb Forced To Choose Between His Desperate Need For Cigarettes And The Dire Consequences Of Giving In To His Addiction, Dick Must Decide Just How Important Another Drag Really Is


About the Author: Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, 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 them 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 Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966 From his sopho year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate He came to support the anti war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional He graduated in 1970, with a B.A in English and qualified to teach on the high school level A draft board examination immediately post graduation found him 4 F on grounds of high blood pressure, limited vision, flat feet, and punctured eardrums.He met Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the University, where they both worked as students they married in January of 1971 As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men s magazines.Stephen made his first professional short story sale The Glass Floor to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967 Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men s magazines Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.



10 thoughts on “Quitters, Inc

  1. says:

    Adapted for the screen in the film Cat s Eye starring Drew Barry, Quitters, Inc. is a gripping little short story that questions the ultimatum of addiction what is your priority in life, and how far would you be willing t


  2. says:

    First published in 1978, QUITTER S, INC will make you think twice about seeking help for a tobacco addiction.Very Short.Very Dark.Very Stephen King Enjoyed the audioNOTE DO NOT READ BOOK SUMMARY.GIVES TOO MUCH AWAY


  3. says:

    4.5 I thought I rated this one I ll have to look.this is the most effective way to quit, for life I m quite sure..try to think of a better one when you finish this Only King would come up with this one And for goodness sakes, I totally agr


  4. says:

    I m glad I was able to quit on my own


  5. says:

    Gosh This was creepy as hell, but somehow made a lot of sense Rather than asking how far one can go to quit smoking this book asks how much you love your loved ones to quit it Amazing concept


  6. says:

    This is one of the four stories in Night Shift I was looking forward to the most the others being The Mangler, Trucks, and Children of the Corn This one delivered.The Quitters, Inc segment of Cat s Eye was always my favorite because it s so ridiculous Basically a gu


  7. says:

    No one does creepy better than Stephen King How far would you go to quit an addiction What happens when the stakes are upped so much that there is no other alternative but to quit Are you ready to face the consequences of your lack of dedication to a cause Initially, I wasn


  8. says:

    A story that inspired the 2007 Anurag Kashyap directed Hindi film No Smoking , is one hell of a tale that I had been wanting to re read since the last few years and at long last it came This one s one of my ultimate favourites, amongst the lovely bizarre ideas that King ever put fort


  9. says:

    Always good with Stephen King I wish it was a little longer of a story though.


  10. says:

    One of my favourite books by Stephen king Recommended.


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