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Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 28: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

King writes an interesting, psychological story about a nine year old girl that gets separated from her family and lost in the woods. King probes the internal psyche of a young girl in such a situation and uses the power of imagination in the form of her favorite baseball player, Tom Gordon of the Boston Red Sox as a coping mechanism. I can see long time King fans not really liking this novel as much because the action is from an internal perspective and not the terrifying aspects he is known for in the most of his work.