BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Stephen King says he wants to help a Maine bookstore owner who lost thousands of dollars’ worth of rare books, including original King manuscripts, after flood caused by a broken pipe.
King tells the Bangor Daily News he was “horrified” to hear about Gerald Winters’ bookstore in Bangor. Winters says about 2,000 books were ruined, including rare first-editions. As many as seven of King’s original typed manuscripts, including, those for “Dolan’s Cadillac,” and “The Eyes of the Dragon,” also were lost.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
King says he plans to reach out to Winters and see if he can help. The horror writer says he was heart-stricken as a book lover.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
Winters opened Gerald Winters & Son in King’s hometown in 2016. Winters spent almost 20 years collecting rare King books and other items.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
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