The Stand by Stephen King [FIRST COMPLETE & UNCUT EDITION / 1990]
The Stand by Stephen King
FIRST COMPLETE & UNCUT EDITION  DOUBLEDAY
Book club. Hardcover missing dust jacket. Book itself is in very good condition. Tight binding. Tight and clean gilded cloth spine. Bottom edge of paper lining on cover has some very faint water stains.
Book reads nicely w/ some tanning to pages. Outer page edges have some blue staining.
This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides -- or are chosen.