History Literature / HeartsInAtlantis

19th Jun '16 4:48:03 PM JamesAustin
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''Low Men in Yellow Coats'' was made into a film adaptation starring AnthonyHopkins and AntonYelchin. [[ArtifactTitle It was still called]] ''[[ArtifactTitle Hearts in Atlantis]]''.

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''Low Men in Yellow Coats'' was made into a film adaptation starring AnthonyHopkins Creator/AnthonyHopkins and AntonYelchin.Creator/AntonYelchin. [[ArtifactTitle It was still called]] ''[[ArtifactTitle Hearts in Atlantis]]''.
12th Oct '15 7:20:51 AM IlGreven
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* TemporaryBlindness: It is implied (though not stated outright) that Willie suffers from hemaralopia (or "day blindness") caused by an injury in Vietnam. All we're told is by the time he's on the street corner, he is completely and legitimately blind.
21st Jul '14 3:26:11 AM Antwan
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''Low Men in Yellow Coats'' : In 1960, young Bobby Garfield befriends an older man named Ted Brautigan living in his boarding house. Bobby soon discovers that Ted possesses psychic abilities and is being pursued by the sinister 'Low Men in Yellow Coats'.

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''Low Men in Yellow Coats'' : Coats'': In 1960, young Bobby Garfield befriends an older man named Ted Brautigan living in his boarding house. Bobby soon discovers that Ted possesses psychic abilities and is being pursued by the sinister 'Low Men in Yellow Coats'.






* ShoutOut: Ted gives Bobby a copy of ''LordOfTheFlies''. The book itself is important to the story both as an object (it's passed around to different characters throughout) and thematically.

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* ShoutOut: Ted gives Bobby a copy of ''LordOfTheFlies''.''Literature/LordOfTheFlies''. The book itself is important to the story both as an object (it's passed around to different characters throughout) and thematically.



* YouRemindMeOfX: Bobby gets told by a waitress how much he reminds her of his long-dead and barely remembered father. Sure enough, at one point when she's totally petrified she [[WrongNameOutburst calls Bobby by his father's name]].

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* YouRemindMeOfX: Bobby gets told by a waitress how much he reminds her of his long-dead and barely remembered father. Sure enough, at one point when she's totally petrified she [[WrongNameOutburst calls Bobby by his father's name]].name]].
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9th May '14 5:38:16 AM LongLiveHumour
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[[quoteright:319:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/HeartsInAtlantis_7243.gif]]'''''Hearts in Atlantis''''' is an anthology of interconnected stories written by Creator/StephenKing. The bulk of the stories concern the Baby Boomer generation, life in the TheSixties as well as the impact of the VietnamWar.

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[[quoteright:319:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/HeartsInAtlantis_7243.gif]]'''''Hearts in Atlantis''''' is an anthology of interconnected stories written by Creator/StephenKing. The bulk of the stories concern the Baby Boomer generation, life in the TheSixties as well as the impact of the VietnamWar.
UsefulNotes/VietnamWar.
29th Sep '13 11:14:05 PM Ronfar
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* NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer: In the introduction, Stephen King writes:
--> ''Although it is hard to believe, the sixties are not fictional; they actually happened.''
27th Aug '13 8:45:08 PM GuesssWho
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* BilingualBonus: Malenfant is French for 'evil child.'
22nd Jul '13 2:45:42 AM Aquila89
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* DisappearedDad: Bobby's father died of a heart attack when his son was just three.
22nd Jul '13 2:44:03 AM Aquila89
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* TheGamblingAddict: The college students in "Hearts in Atlantis".


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* NiceGuy: Nate Hoppenstad in "Hearts in Atlantis". He doesn't play Hearts and concentrates on his studies, he never swears and he has a girlfriend at home whom he eventually marries. He also starts to oppose the war in Vietnam before others.
22nd Jul '13 2:37:35 AM Aquila89
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* ShellShockedVeteran: Sully and every Vietnam vet he knows.
4th Jul '13 7:36:24 AM StFan
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* EldritchAbomination: The Low Men are implied to be these in the book. The ''Literature/DarkTower'' books later reveal that they're actually the servants of the Crimson King, a particularly nasty one.

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* EldritchAbomination: The Low Men are implied to be these in the book. The ''Literature/DarkTower'' ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' books later reveal that they're actually the servants of the Crimson King, a particularly nasty one.
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