Duma Key by Stephen King [FIRST EDITION] 2008 • Scribner

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Duma Key by Stephen King


Stated "First Scribner Hardcover Edition" on copyright page but no price on front panel.  Possible book club edition; otherwise identical to the first edition. 

Hardcover with holographic dust jacket in beautiful condition.  A tiny sealed 1cm tear on bottom of dust jacket; otherwise excellent w/ some very minor shelf wear.   Reads like new.

Six months after a crane crushes his pickup truck and his body self-made millionaire Edgar Freemantle launches into a new life. His wife asked for a divorce after he stabbed her with a plastic knife and tried to strangle her one-handed (he lost his arm and for a time his rational brain in the accident). He divides his wealth into four equal parts for his wife, his two daughters, himself and leaves Minnesota for Duma Key, a stunningly beautiful, eerily remote stretch of the Florida coast where he has rented a house. All of the land on Duma Key, and the few houses, are owned by Elizabeth Eastlake, an octogenarian whose tragic and mysterious past unfolds perilously. When Edgar begins to paint, his formidable talent seems to come from someplace outside him, and the paintings, many of them, have a power that cannot be controlled.