Home Delivery (short story)

Home Delivery
"Home Delivery" is a short story by American writer Stephen King.wikipedia
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Book of the Dead (anthology)

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It was first published in the zombie anthology Book of the Dead (1989) and later included in King's short story collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes (1993).

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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It was first published in the zombie anthology Book of the Dead (1989) and later included in King's short story collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes (1993).

The Secretary of Dreams

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"Home Delivery" has been adapted by artist Glenn Chadbourne for the book The Secretary of Dreams, a collection of comics based on King's short fiction released by Cemetery Dance in December 2006.

Zombie

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After further attempts to destroy the object fail, the zombie plague spreads and civilization collapses.
Horror novelist Stephen King has written about zombies, including his short story "Home Delivery" (1990) and his novel Cell (2006), concerning a struggling young artist on a trek from Boston to Maine in hopes of saving his family from a possible worldwide outbreak of zombie-like maniacs.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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"Home Delivery" is a short story by American writer Stephen King.

Maine

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The protagonist of the story is Maddie Pace, a timid and indecisive young woman who lives on a small island named Gennesault (or "Jenny"), off the coast of Maine.

Fishing vessel

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Maddie is both pregnant and a widow, having recently lost her husband in a fishing boat accident.

Wormwood (Bible)

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The source of the phenomenon is eventually traced to "Star Wormwood", a bizarre alien construct orbiting above the ozone layer at the Earth's south pole.

Ozone layer

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The source of the phenomenon is eventually traced to "Star Wormwood", a bizarre alien construct orbiting above the ozone layer at the Earth's south pole.

South Pole

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The source of the phenomenon is eventually traced to "Star Wormwood", a bizarre alien construct orbiting above the ozone layer at the Earth's south pole.

Zombie apocalypse

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After further attempts to destroy the object fail, the zombie plague spreads and civilization collapses.

Cold War

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For example, the space expedition in the original publication was U.S.-Soviet; the change in the later publication reflects the end of the Cold War.

Animation

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A 2005 animated short of the story was produced and was screened at RiverRun International Film Festival, produced by Guillermo del Toro.

RiverRun International Film Festival

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A 2005 animated short of the story was produced and was screened at RiverRun International Film Festival, produced by Guillermo del Toro.

Guillermo del Toro

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A 2005 animated short of the story was produced and was screened at RiverRun International Film Festival, produced by Guillermo del Toro.

Glenn Chadbourne

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"Home Delivery" has been adapted by artist Glenn Chadbourne for the book The Secretary of Dreams, a collection of comics based on King's short fiction released by Cemetery Dance in December 2006.

Cemetery Dance Publications

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"Home Delivery" has been adapted by artist Glenn Chadbourne for the book The Secretary of Dreams, a collection of comics based on King's short fiction released by Cemetery Dance in December 2006.

Ryuhei Kitamura

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John and Paul Buckholts, of Our Thing Productions, have written the screenplay and Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura was scheduled to direct.

Short story

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Paperback

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John Skipp

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The anthology featured Stephen King (the first printing of his short story "Home Delivery"), Joe R. Lansdale, Ramsey Campbell, Richard Laymon, David J. Schow, Robert R. McCammon, and many other top names in the horror genre.