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Matheson, Richard 1926-2013

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I am legend by Richard Matheson( Book )

170 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth ... but he is not alone. Every other man, woman, and child on Earth has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood"--Publisher's description, I am legend
Somewhere in time by Richard Matheson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After one of his plays, Richard Collier is approached by an elderly woman who gives him an antique gold watch and pleads with him to return in time with her. Years later, when Richard sees a photograph of a beautiful young woman at the Grand Hotel, he realizes she is the same woman who had approached him and becomes obsessed with returning to 1912 to find her
I am legend by Richard Matheson( Recording )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive are transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. By day, he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive in a world of vampires?
What dreams may come : a novel by Richard Matheson( Book )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about Dr. Chris Nielson and his wife Annie, what happens after their children die in a car crash, he dies four years later and she commits suicide out of despair. Find out what happens to their souls in the afterlife, with the help of a guardian angel
Journal of the gun years by Richard Matheson( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choice selections from the authentic, never-before-printed diary of the famous gunfighter-lawman Clay Halser! whose deeds of daring made his name a by-word of terror in the southwest between the years of 1866 and 1876!
Hunted past reason by Richard Matheson( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A camping trip in northern California exposes long-hidden rivalries and resentments between two old friends with tensions rising as they get farther from civilization, until the hostility erupts into a life or death struggle for survival
The gun fight by Richard Matheson( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-Ranger John Benton has sworn to never use a gun again. Then, young Robby Coles challenges Benton, and Benton regrets his decision
Other kingdoms by Richard Matheson( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1918, wounded WWI American soldier Alex White has a frightening encounter in the forest near the pastoral English village of Gatford. His encounter leads him into the arms of Magda Variel, an alluring red-haired widow rumored to be a witch. She warns him to steer clear of the wood and the perilous faerie kingdom it borders, but Alex cannot help himself. Drawn to its verdant mysteries, he finds love, danger, and wonders that will forever change his view of the world
Hell House by Richard Matheson( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of four people enter Belasco House, known as the "Mount Everest of haunted houses."
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
Steel, and other stories by Richard Matheson( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the story "Steel," in which robots have replaced humans in the boxing ring, as well as more than a dozen other stories, including two that have never been collected in a book before
Now you see it-- by Richard Matheson( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world-famous magician summons his family to an afternoon of magic and revenge. He is Emil Delacorte, a man paralyzed except for his eyes, and the novel's action is seen entirely through them as he sits in a room specially built to create illusions. It's a family matter. Delacorte's son, Max, who has succeeded the master, is slowly being poisoned by his wife, who wants the acts for her brother. There is also Max's agent to be taken care of for sleeping with Max's wife
Somewhere in time by Richard Matheson( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Richard Collier, a dying screenwriter, becomes infatuated with Elise McKenna, a celebrated actress at the turn of the century, his love proves strong enough to bring him through time to her side
Earthbound by Richard Matheson( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost story featuring a husband and wife who return to the place of their honeymoon. While the wife is out walking on the beach, her husband is visited by an erotic woman ghost and the two have an affair. By the author of 7 Steps to Midnight
7 steps to midnight by Richard Matheson( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious impostor steals his identity and life, mathematician Chris Barton is suddenly thrust into a whirlwind of danger and intrigue where even his own sister doesn't recognize him, but people he has never met are trying to kill him
Nightmare at 20,000 feet : horror stories by Richard Matheson( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of eerie tales includes twenty of the author's most famous stories, including "Prey," "Duel," and "Crickets."
A stir of echoes by Richard Matheson( Book )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Wallace has psychic abilities ... he's hearing the private thoughts of people around him, and learning shocking secrets he never wanted to know. But now he's an unwilling recipient of a compelling message from beyond the grave!
The shrinking man by Richard Matheson( Book )

52 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Matheson's legendary tale, family man Scott Carey finds himself shrinking, slowly, day-by-day, inch-by-inch. While on vacation, he gets exposed to a radioactive cloud, the cause of this bizarre event. Scott once had an everyday existence as a husband and father, but now his shrinking shows no end in sight. He becomes a national spectacle, something worthy of newspaper headlines. As Carey shrinks smaller and smaller, his family become more and more unreachable giants, and the family cat becomes a predatory menace. In this world of disproportion, which grows more and more perilous with each p
The twilight zone( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Button, button : uncanny stories by Richard Matheson( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Button, Button", which inspired a memorable Twilight Zone episode, is just one of a dozen unforgettable tales in this new collection by Richard Matheson, the New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend and What Dreams May Come. This volume contains a number of stories that were adapted for television, as well as a new introduction by Matheson himself
 
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controlled identitySwanson, Logan, 1926-2013

Matheson, Richard

Matheson, Richard Burton

Matheson, Richard Burton 1926-

Matheson, Richard Burton 1926-2013

Metison, Ričard

Swanson , Logan

Матесон, Р., 1926-

Матесон, Ричард 1926-

Матесон, Ричард, 1926-2013

マシスン, リチャード

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I am legendWhat dreams may come : a novelJournal of the gun yearsHunted past reasonThe gun fightOther kingdomsHell HouseWhat dreams may come