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THE BODY SNATCHERS

Finney, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0839823320 / ISBN 13: 9780839823322
Published by Gregg Press, 1976
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st edition thus. Near fine condition. This is a professionally restored ex-library copy with little evidence of its former status. Bookseller Inventory # 29283

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Bibliographic Details

Title: THE BODY SNATCHERS

Publisher: Gregg Press

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket

Edition: First Ed Thus.

Book Type: Book

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Synopsis:

Originally published in 1955 Jack Finney's sinister SF tale has outgrown the initial debate about whether it satirized Communism or the conformity of US society at the time, to become a classic of paranoia; an examination of our fear of 'the other'. Most people know the story from seeing THE INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, the classic 1978 remake (one of the few Hollwood remakes said to better than the original, made in 1956) starring Donald Sutherland. Here's your chance to read the original source; a story that has resonated with readers and viewers for more than 50 years.

About the Author:

Born in 1911, the American author Jack Finney wrote numerous SF novels, thrillers and mysteries, several of which were adapted to film. He was awarded the WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT in 1987. A long-time resident of California, he died in 1995.

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