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First edition paperback cover of Skeleton Crew.

Skeleton Crew is the 21st book published by Stephen King, and his third collection of stories. The book was released on 21 June 1985 , and collected nineteen short stories, two poems, and one novella.

Included Works

  1. The Mist
  2. Here There Be Tygers
  3. The Monkey
  4. Cain Rose Up
  5. Mrs. Todd's Shortcut
  6. The Jaunt
  7. The Wedding Gig
  8. Paranoid: a Chant
  9. The Raft
  10. Word Processor of the Gods
  11. The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands
  12. Beachworld
  13. The Reaper's Image
  14. Nona
  15. For Owen
  16. Survivor Type
  17. Uncle Otto's Truck
  18. Morning Deliveries (Milkman No. 1)
  19. Big Wheels: a Tale of the Laundry Game (Milkman No. 2)
  20. Gramma
  21. The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet
  22. The Reach

Cover Art

The Monkey Cover Art Up Close

  • The Signet mass-market paperback edition features a monkey (presumably of the type featured in the story "The Monkey") silhouetted by a red glow.
Short story collections
Night ShiftDifferent SeasonsSkeleton CrewFour Past Midnight
Nightmares and Dreamscapes
Everything's EventualJust After Sunset
Full Dark, No StarsThe Bazaar of Bad Dreams