The Girl Next Door
Woodstock, Overlook Connection Press, (1996). A limited edition of this horror novel by Ketchum, loosely based on events in a notorious murder case in 1965 and made into a film in 2007. With an 11-page introduction by Stephen King that did not appear in the trade edition, as well as several Afterwords, and an interview with Ketchum by Stanley Wiater about the writing of the book. This copy is signed by Ketchum, King, Wiater, Christopher Golden, Lucy Taylor, Edward Lee, Philip Nutman and Neal McPheeters. There were 500 numbered copies and 52 lettered copies; this is a contributor's copy, marked "SW2," from the library of Stanley Wiater, with his bookplate on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket and fine slipcase. [#033204] $500

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