Milwaukee-born author Jack Finney published the iconic science fiction/horror/thriller novel The Body Snatchers in 1955. It's become one of the seminal genre texts of the 20th century (and beyond, one presumes), along with the likes of I Am Legend and Stepford Wives: works that have permeated mass cultural consciousness, concepts known to people who haven't even read the source material. There've been plenty of paperback editions over the decades, most including the prefix "Invasion of" after the 1956 film adaptation was released. A sampling:
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