Ur (novella)

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Amazon Kindle

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It was written exclusively for the Amazon Kindle platform, and became available for download on February 12, 2009.
To promote the Kindle 2, in February 2009 author Stephen King released Ur, his then-new novella, made available exclusively through the Kindle Store.

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Ur is a novella by Stephen King.
In 2009, King published Ur, a novella written exclusively for the launch of the second-generation Amazon Kindle and available only on Amazon.com, and Throttle, a novella co-written with his son Joe Hill and released later as an audiobook titled Road Rage, which included Richard Matheson's short story "Duel".

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Ur was collected in King's 2015 collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, heavily revised.
In February and March 2015, King personally, and via his assistant, confirmed the collection will include "Bad Little Kid" (published in 2014 as an e-book in French and German languages only as a gift to King's European fans ), "Ur" (heavily revised ), "Drunken Fireworks", and "A Death".

Holter Graham

An audiobook edition was released on February 16, 2010 by Simon & Schuster Audio, read by Holter Graham.

Cuban Missile Crisis

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They learn that in this alternate reality, the world ended when the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into World War III in November 1962.

Hearts in Atlantis

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When he returns home, he finds that Low Men in Yellow Coats (as introduced in King's 1999 book Hearts in Atlantis) are waiting for him, ready to punish him for using the forbidden function of the Kindle.
"Low men" also appear in King's novella Ur, published for Amazon's Kindle in 2009.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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Novella

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Ur is a novella by Stephen King.

Riding the Bullet

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[...] But I did this once before with a story called Riding the Bullet and I never had so many guys in suits come up to me and ask me questions.

Christine (novel)

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I had previously written about homicidal cars, sinister computers, and brain-destroying mobile phones; at the time the Amazon request came in, I'd been playing with an idea about a guy who starts getting e-mails from the dead.

Word Processor of the Gods

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I had previously written about homicidal cars, sinister computers, and brain-destroying mobile phones; at the time the Amazon request came in, I'd been playing with an idea about a guy who starts getting e-mails from the dead.

Cell (novel)

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I had previously written about homicidal cars, sinister computers, and brain-destroying mobile phones; at the time the Amazon request came in, I'd been playing with an idea about a guy who starts getting e-mails from the dead.

Charles Scribner's Sons

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King's publisher, Scribner, released Ur as an audiobook on February 16, 2010.

Parallel universes in fiction

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Slowly, he realizes that this edition was meant for another Wesley Smith from a parallel universe.

The Dark Tower (series)

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Interestingly enough, each time he uses this function, an enormous dark tower flashes across the screen as it loads data.

Ernest Hemingway

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Smith finds four books Ernest Hemingway wrote in an alternate universe where he lived for three more years.

Edgar Allan Poe

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Further searches reveal written works by Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare from other timelines.

William Shakespeare

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Further searches reveal written works by Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare from other timelines.

The New York Times

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The three men try to connect to an issue of The New York Times from an alternate reality, but find to their horror that no papers are published on the day they requested.

World War III

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They learn that in this alternate reality, the world ended when the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into World War III in November 1962.