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The Jaunt (Short Story)

  • Type: Short Story

The Jaunt is a 1985 short story by American author Stephen King. - AsNotedIn




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People
  • Alexander Graham Bell, Victor Carune came back to his laboratory in a stumbling fever of excitement. He thought he knew how Morse had felt, and Alexander Graham Bell, and Edison....
  • Alfred Bester, There's a story by a man named Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination it's called, and this fellow Bester made up the word 'jaunte' for teleportation in it.
  • Eli Whitney, Young and Rubicam and the agencies which followed them turned Carune into a combination of Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Pecos Bill, and Flash Gordon.
  • Samuel F B Morse, Victor Carune came back to his laboratory in a stumbling fever of excitement. He thought he knew how Morse had felt, and Alexander Graham Bell, and Edison....
  • Thomas Edison, Young and Rubicam and the agencies which followed them turned Carune into a combination of Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Pecos Bill, and Flash Gordon.

Places
  • Garment District, "This is the last call for Jaunt-701," the pleasant female voice echoed through the Blue Concourse of New York's Port Authority Terminal at 625 8th Ave in NYC.
  • New Paltz, NY, New York Twice he had almost wrecked the truck on the way back from the pet shop in New Paltz, where he had spend his last twenty dollars on nine white mice.
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills Half a dozen of these volunteers were brought to Province, Vermont (a site which had since become every bit as famous as Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, had once been).... Province Island is in Orleans County.

Timeline

Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1981/06/00 Stephen King Author "The Jaunt" by Stephen King is published in The Twilight Zone Magazine.
1981/06/00 The Twilight Zone Magazine Publisher "The Jaunt" by Stephen King is published in The Twilight Zone Magazine.

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Particulars for The Jaunt (Short Story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Occupation Inventor
Narrative Arts Science Fiction
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements
Concept Teleportation instantaneous travel between two locations without crossing the intervening space

Information
Original Language: English



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