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False Memory

False Memory 055310666X
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Book ID 15143606
Author Dean Koontz
Year Published 1999
Publisher Bantam
Format Hardbound
Class Fiction
Category Thriller
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ISBN 055310666X
Condition Used
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AUTOPHOBIA— FEAR OF ONESELF

Martie Rhodes is a young wife (happily married to Dustin for three years), a video game designer, and a compassionate woman who takes her agoraphobic friend Carol to therapy sessions. Carol is so afraid of leaving her apartment that the trips are grim ordeals for both women—but bonding experiences as well.

Then one morning Martie experiences a sudden fear of her own, a brief but disquieting terror of...her shadow. The episode it over quickly. It leaves her shaken but amused. Then, as she is about to check her makeup, she realizes she is terrified to look in the mirror and confront her own face.

As the episodes of this traumatic condition—autophobia—build, the lives of Martie and her husband change drastically. Frantic to discover the trigger for her descent into hell, Dustin begins to look into the background of a respected therapist. As he comes closer to the truth about this strange and troubled "healer," Dustin finds himself afflicted with a condition even more bizarre and terrifying than Martie's.

No fan of psychological suspense will want to miss this extraordinary novel of the human mind's capacity to torment—and destroy. Dean Koontz once more reveals why he has, as people put it, the "power to scare the daylights out of us."