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CARRIE by  Stephen King - First Edition - 1974 - from THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY (SKU: 05347)

CARRIE

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CARRIE

by King, Stephen

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CARRIE, Doubleday, 1974, first edition, previous owners signature and bookplate, else just about fine in like dust-wrapper with just a hint of tanning to the dust-wrapper spine and a half inch closed tear to the upper margin of the rear dust-wrapper panel. INSCRIBED by the author. The authors much sought after first book and of course the source book for film of the same name. The obvious cornerstone work in attempting to complete a collection of this authors titles.

Synopsis

First published in 1974, Carrie was Stephen King's first published novel.  This dark tale introduces the reader to Carrie White, a social outcast in her highschool, menaced by bullies while at school, and her religious nut of a mother at home.  Carrie gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers, and woe to her tormentors...

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On Dec 27 2021, a reader said:
This book is a short one and a good one. Super quick read with all my favorite King-isms. It's amazing that it's his first. I'd recommend it to anyone for a heartbreaking snow day read -- once you've finished the Shining and Misery, of course.

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book dealer
THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
05347
Title
CARRIE
Author
King, Stephen
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Doubleday
Date Published
1974
Keywords
FIRST EDITIONS

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About THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY

The Fine Books Company, which began purchasing rare and collectible items in 1976 and selling same in 1979, is located everywhere a computer may be accessed. A 34 year member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, we have travelled to, purchased and sold books on, every continent ( save Antarctica as we are unaware of any commercial book activity there). Although we may be biased towards the fields of creativity, namely all genres of fiction in first edition, we have branched out to include many areas of non-fiction as well so that our stock of over 40,000 items, which includes books, periodicals, letters and manuscripts, is now more balanced than it has ever been before. We issue occasional virtual catalogues (which only reveal a small portion of our newest inventory), quickly reply to all inquiries, do appraisals upon request and somehow have managed to publish 18 books along the way. A "Heritage" member of AbeBooks as well, our specialty is service.

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