Publisher Viking
Year 1980
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 428
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine
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Viking, 1980. FIRST EDITION "First Published in 1980 by The Viking Press," with an estimated print run of 100K copies. Excellent condition, perhaps unread or at most lightly read once – a rarity for a title this popular and of this vintage. Original dust jacket, bright and clean, couple of closed tears, price clipped. “The well-paced story of a young girl - a second-generation product of a Dark Agency experiment which produced special powers in both of her parents, but nothing like her own special powers - who is being sought by that agency, Firestarter may, in fact, be King at his best.” Spectacular wraparound DJ art by Michael Whelan. Made into a 1984 film directed by Mark L. Lester, and featuring David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, George C. Scott, Art Carney, Louise Fletcher, and Moses Gunn. 428 pages.