Dick, Philip -- A Scanner Darkly [Book]
New York: Doubleday, 1977. First Edition. 220 pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: NEAR FINE. First Edition, first printing with code G51 on p216. Book has some pencil markings on front and back flyleaf. Wrapper has some discoloration along spine and minor toning present.
Semi-autobiographical, the story is set in a dystopian Orange County, California in the then - future of 1994. The book includes an extensive portrayal of drug culture and drug use. Upon its publication in 1977, A Scanner Darkly was hailed by ALA Booklist as "his best yet!" It was made into the 2006 film directed by Richard Linklater, starring Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, and Robert Downey, Jr.