Hearts in Atlantis Summary
Stephen King

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Hearts in Atlantis Overview

Hearts in Atlantis, by Stephen King, is a compilation of five short stories. The collection demonstrates how one thoughtless act can impact multiple lives. Carol Gerber was only eleven when she was beaten by several older boys in a joke that turned into an act of savagery. The beating impacted Carol’s life, making her decide years later to protest the Vietnam War and leading to her own acts of savagery. Coming of age, the impact of addiction, and bravery are themes in the stories.

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