The Incredible Shrinking Man

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Macmillan, Apr 29, 2008 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Inch by inch, day by day, Scott Carey is getting smaller. Once an unremarkable husband and father, Scott finds himself shrinking with no end in sight. His wife and family turn into unreachable giants, the family cat becomes a predatory menace, and Scott must struggle to survive in a world that seems to be growing ever larger and more perilous--until he faces the ultimate limits of fear and existence.
 

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Through exposure to a chance confluence of insecticide and radiation, Scott Carey is shrinking, inch by inch, day by day, with no end in sight. A huge disappointment, this science fiction novella by ... Read full review

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The Shrinking Man - Richard Matheson ** I am partial to the odd bit of sci-fi, especially from the golden era of the 50’s to 70’s. So when I came across this book I thought I would give it try. The ... Read full review

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Richard Matheson is The New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend, Hell House, Other Kingdoms, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It... , and What Dreams May Come, among others. He was named a Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention, and received the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also won the Edgar, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. In addition to his novels, Matheson wrote screenplays, and he wrote for several Twilight Zone episodes, including "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," based on his short story. He was born in New Jersey and raisedin Brooklyn, and fought in the infantry in World War II. He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He lives in Calabasas, California.

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