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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Viking Pr
Publication date September 1, 1996
Pages 690
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780670868360
ISBN-10 0670868361
Dimensions 2.25 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2.50 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $27.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces force them to fight for their lives. 1,750,000 first printing. $1,000,000 ad/promo. BOMC Main.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780670868360 Book cover for 9780788165979 Book cover for 9781568954202
 
Large print edition from Compass Pr (March 1, 1997)
9781568954202 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $28.95
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces force them to fight for their lives.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Viking Pr (September 1, 1996)
9780670868360 | details & prices | 690 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 2.25 in. | 2.50 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces compel them to fight for their lives
from Diane Pub Co (June 1, 1996)
9780788165979 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.50 in. | 2.50 lbs | List price $28.00
About: There's a place alone Interstate 50 that some call the loneliest place on Earth.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780451188465 Book cover for 9781501143700
 
Reissue edition from Pocket Books (April 26, 2016)
9781501143700 | details & prices | 693 pages | 4.00 × 6.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.88 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else.
from Signet (August 1, 1997)
9780451188465 | details & prices | 547 pages | 4.50 × 6.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $8.99
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces compel them to fight for their lives
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780143143895 Book cover for 9781844561612
 
Abridged edition from Penguin/Highbridge (February 19, 2009)
9780143143895 | details & prices | 9 pages | 5.50 × 5.75 × 1.75 in. | 0.58 lbs | List price $39.95
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces force them to fight for their lives.
from Hodder & Stoughton (November 1, 2007)
9781844561612 | details & prices | 5.50 × 5.00 × 2.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $54.15
About: Desperation is a deserted mining town in the Nevada desert.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780140863185
 
With Kathy Bates (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Penguin/Highbridge (September 1, 1996)
9780140863185 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.25 × 2.25 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a deranged policeman and unworldy evil entities force them to fight for their lives.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613025027
 
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613025027 | details & prices | 3.25 × 7.00 × 1.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $19.65
About: Several cross-country travelers--including a writer, a family on vacation, and a professor and his wife--end up in the little mining town of Desperation, where a crazy policeman and evil forces compel them to fight for their lives

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