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Stephen King "Firestarter" Signed Limited FIRST Edition, Association Copy. Signed 2X. Signed to King's Nanny
Stephen King "Firestarter" Signed Limited Edition, Phantasia Press, #585/750




 
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Publisher: Phantasia Press 1980
Binding: dj/HC in Slipcase
Edition: Signed First Edition (Signed 2x)
Dimensions: Fine/Fine

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Product Code: SK983

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A Unique Signed (2X) Association Collectible for Your Stephen King Library

A wonderful signed limited association collectible. This is copy #510 of 725 that has also been inscribed a second time on the FFEP (first free end paper). The inscription is to Chris Morgan, King's former nanny. Chris took care of the children for about ten years while living in their house. He also traveled with the family on business trips and on vacation.

Clean and clear signature inscription reads:

"To Chris - All best, Stephen King 8/22/80."

This is the first signed limited edition produced by Stephen King. Huntington Woods, Michigan. Phantasia Press, Copyright 1980. Signed First Edition. Slipcase and dust-jacket. Signed by Stephen King and dated "July 5, 1980". Signed limited edition of only 725 copies available, this one being #510. A beautiful copy.

Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity: The signatures are guaranteed to be authentic. You will receive a legitimate hand-signed edition. This signed book includes a lifetime guarantee of authenticity and will pass authentication by the PSADNA, AMA (Academy of Manuscript and Autograph ), or any company that specializes in autographs. The autograph is genuine and not an auto-pen, stamp, or facsimile copy. If you make a determination through an independent autograph expert that the autograph is not legitimate, please send it back for a full refund.

Condition: Fine/Fine. No markings, writings, or stampings. Un-clipped dust-jacket free of stains, tears, creases, etc. A well-cared for book, protected from any potential damage. The binding is uniform and tight, pages clean, and with no scuffs, marks, dents, bruises, etc. This book stands out as having had exemplary care. Protected in brand new Mylar covering. Exceptional quality of this first signed limited edition book.

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Additional Book Information

Firestarter is a novel by Stephen King originally published in 1980. It was serialized in Omni magazine prior to being published. The title character of Firestarter is Charlene "Charlie" McGee, a young girl with pyrokinesis the ability to create fire with the power of her mind, along with other psychic powers.

Inspirations

The experiments performed by the Shop on Charlie's parents are reminiscent of Project MKULTRA, a CIA program to investigate mind control through the administration of dangerous drugs to uninformed subjects. Project MKULTRA was exposed by a Congressional committee in 1975, and King may have purposefully created the parallel.

Film, TV or theatrical adaptations

Firestarter was adapted into a movie in 1984, directed by Mark L. Lester and starring Drew Barrymore as Charlie, David Keith as Andy, and George C. Scott as Rainbird. It also starred Heather Locklear and Martin Sheen. The movie was filmed in and around Lake Lure, North Carolina.
A TV movie sequel, Firestarter 2: Rekindled, was made in 2002. It starred Marguerite Moreau as a grown-up Charlie and Malcolm McDowell as Rainbird.
Folk music singer-songwriter Julia Ecklar has adapted the novel into the song "Daddy's Little Girl."
On the February 3rd, 2007 episode of Saturday Night Live, host Drew Barrymore reprised her role as Charlie McGee, in a fake commercial for "Firestarter Brand Smoked Sausages."

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