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"Mr. Mercedes" by Steven King, One Hell of a Ride

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Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:51 am

Novels often reawaken memories and offer a bridge from our personal experiences straight into the lives of fictional characters and plots. This recently happened to Missourian proofreader Kathryn Branson, a former funeral director and embalmer. Today she offers her take on “Mr. Mercedes,” the newest release by the ever-popular and prolific Stephen King. (Editor's note, Chris Stuckenschneider)

I had just finished backing the hearse into the garage. It was very, very early in the morning, and my mother would say I had “no wind in my sails.” My sails were furled, not even ready for the wind.

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