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- DescriptionSi Morley is bored with his job as a commercial illustrator and his social life doesn't seem to be going anywhere. So, when he is approached by an affable ex-football star and told that he is just what the government is looking for to take part in a top-secret programme, he doesn't hesitate for too long. And so one day Si steps out of his twentieth-century, New York apartment and finds himself back in January 1882. There are cars, planes, computers, television and the word 'nuclear' appears in dictionaries. For Si, it's very like Eden, somewhere he could find happiness. But has he really been back in time? The portfolio of tintype photographs and sketches that he brings back convince the government. But all Si wants is to return ...
- Author BiographyBorn in 1911 the American author Jack Finney wrote numerous SF novels, thrillers and mysteries, several of which were adapted to film. He is best known as the author of THE BODY SNATCHERS, which became the hugely popular and influential film, THE INVASION OF THE BODYSNATCHERS. He was awarded the WORLD FANTASY AWARD for Lifetime Achievement in 1987. A long time resident of Californa he died in 1995.
- Author(s)Jack Finney
- PublisherOrion Publishing Co
- Date of Publication09/08/2001
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Series TitleFantasy Masterworks
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo.20
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight328 g
- Width134 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Interest AgeFrom 16 To 99
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