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Carrie

by King, Stephen

Condition: Very Good


Doubleday, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Dust jacket in good condition. First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Remnants of pastedown mylar cover on inner boards, both sides. Library sticker still present on dust jacket spine. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and free of marks. Dust jacket colors are crisp and bright. P6 gutter code on page 199 is present, denoting this as part of the very first print run of 30,000 copies, published in April 1974. The very first offering from the Master of Horror, ""Carrie"" was later adapted into a classic 1976 motion picture starring Sissy Spacek and John Travolta. This book comes to you wrapped in a protective mylar jacket to ensure enjoyment for many years to come. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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... Read more: Identifying first editions of Carrie


  • Seller: ThriftBooks US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 523918133
  • Title: Carrie
  • Author: King, Stephen
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Date published: 1995


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