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Carrie by  Stephen King - First edition - 1974 - from Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Carrie

by King, Stephen

Condition: Very good/very good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1974. First edition. Very good/very good. 199pp. Duodecimo. Burgundy boards. Book has been recased with new pastedowns and endsheets. Boards slightly bowed. Tape at corners of reverse of jacket. $5.95 price neatly crossed out. King's first published novel, featuring the eponymous Carrie White as a telekinetic outcast who exacts vengeance on her peers. The 1976 film adaptation starred Sissy Spacek as Carrie, and helped cement the work's place in the annals of American horror.


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


  • Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56622
  • Title: Carrie
  • Author: King, Stephen
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Place: Garden City, NY
  • Date published: 1974
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