History Literature / HeartsInAtlantis

30th Jun '17 7:35:14 AM Aquila89
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* DirtyOldMan: Bobby's mother accuses Ted of being this and molesting Bobby (not helped by her having just been sexually assaulted herself and walking in to find Ted with a girl the same age as Bobby sitting on his lap with her shirt half-off - he's fixing her dislocated arm). Deep down, however, she just feels guilty for neglecting her son.

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* DirtyOldMan: Bobby's mother accuses Ted of being this and molesting Bobby (not helped by her having just been sexually assaulted herself and walking in to find Ted with a girl the same age as Bobby sitting on his lap with her shirt half-off - [[NotWhatItLooksLike he's fixing her dislocated arm).arm]]). Deep down, however, she just feels guilty for neglecting her son.
30th Mar '17 2:37:10 PM biznizz
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* TearJerker: [[spoiler:The implication in the end of the book, that based on the book page that Carol & Bobby received, that Ted's last message to Carol was to tell her to keep being strong as he let her know that her college love Peter is dead. How else could Ted have gotten Peter's book with the message she had written?]]
25th Mar '17 12:39:00 PM Kate
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* DirtyOldMan: Bobby's mother accuses Ted of being this and molesting Bobby. Deep down, however, she just feels guilty for neglecting her son.

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* DirtyOldMan: Bobby's mother accuses Ted of being this and molesting Bobby.Bobby (not helped by her having just been sexually assaulted herself and walking in to find Ted with a girl the same age as Bobby sitting on his lap with her shirt half-off - he's fixing her dislocated arm). Deep down, however, she just feels guilty for neglecting her son.
4th Dec '16 11:36:15 PM Xtifr
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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 UsefulNotes/VietnamWar.

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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.'
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