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Carrie by Stephen King - Hardcover - BOMC - May 1, 1990 - from Botany Books (SKU: BB000000457)

Carrie

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Carrie

by Stephen King

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0385086954
ISBN 13
9780385086950
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About This Item

1990 Book of the Month Club Edition in F/NF condition. Slight foxing to the front and rear pastedowns otherwise as new. Pages are evenly toned and unmarked. The slightest bit of shelf-wear to the cover and fading to the back near the spine. Some creasing to the cover where the previous misalignment was corrected when placing in an archival wrapper. A high-quality collectible of Stephen King's 1st novel! 199 pp

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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Reviews

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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Details

Seller
Botany Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
BB000000457
Title
Carrie
Author
Stephen King
Format/binding
Sewn 1/4 cloth on boards
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
BOMC
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385086954
ISBN 13
9780385086950
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date Published
May 1, 1990
Size
8vo
Keywords
horror, telekinesis,
Bookseller catalogs
20th Century Literature;
Size
8vo

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Botany Books

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About Botany Books

We are a family of bibliophiles that love to buy, sell, and collect books. Our interests are broad and include Astronomy, Science, Natural History, fiction, non-fiction, Mystery, Modern 1st Editions, Signed 1st editions, Juvenile fiction, fantasy, etc, etc, etc! We want to exceed your expectations and have you return to our store again & again. Five-star sellers online since 2010 although this is our second year on Biblio.

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