"I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright": First Edition of Stephen King's Different Seasons; Signed by Him

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Different Seasons.

Item Number: 2963

New York: The Viking Press, 1982.

First edition of this classic collection of four short stories. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Stephen King on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by R. Adelson. Jacket illustration by Kinuko Y. Craft.

Different Seasons is a collection of four novellas. The novellas are titles: Apt Pupil, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, The Body, and The Breathing Method. The collection is notable for having had three of its four novellas turned into films, one of which, The Shawshank Redemption, was nominated for the 1994 Academy Award for Best Picture.