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The Body Snatchers

Finney, Jack

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ISBN 10: 0839823320 / ISBN 13: 9780839823322
Published by Gregg Press, Boston, 1976
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A Very Good copy in green cloth lettered in gold of this photo-illustrated hardcover edition. Quite small owner's name at the front endpaper, light tanning at the top edge of the text block. A tight clean copy with little cover wear. One of five hundred copies printed in this edition, many of which went to libraries. Bookseller Inventory # 029090

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Body Snatchers

Publisher: Gregg Press, Boston

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition Thus

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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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