It begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they’ve lost one another. The boy’s cries are more and more desperate. What follows is a terrifying, entertaining, and masterfully told tale…

First publication: Esquire Magazine
Date: 2012
Author(s): Joe Hill, Stephen King
Nomination(s): No
Movie: Yes


The books, magazines and/or collections in which these titles are also published:
· Full Throttle

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Magazine
Esquire
June/Juli 2012
Magazine
Esquire
August 2012

All covers
Full Throttle

Information about edition(s):
· Published as a two part series in Esquire Magazine.


The story starts as follows:
He wanted quiet for a while instead of the radio, so you could say what happened was his fault. She wanted fresh air instead of the AC for a while, so you could say it was hers. But since they never would have heard the kid without both of those things, you’d really have to say it was a combination, wich made it perfect Cal-and-Becky, because they had run in tandem all their lives. Cal and Becky DeMuth, born nineteen months apart. Their parents called them the Irish Twins.


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· Joe wrote the story together with his father, Stephen King.

Nomination(s):

Movie:
· In The Tall Grass