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Stephen King


19 Nov, 1984

hardcover_prop_embed (8)King publishes Thinner as Richard Bachman. The plot follows an obese lawyer who is cursed by an old Gypsy man he had crossed in court. The lawyer begins rapidly losing weight to an unhealthy size. When the man confronts the Gypsy, he finds that the curse can be transferred but never destroyed.