The TouchDaniel Keyes
When Karen Stark becomes pregnant, she and Barney are overjoyed. They've wanted a baby for so long. After an industrial accident, Barney unknowingly spreads radioactive dust into his neighborhood, into his home, and onto his wife's body. As frightened friends and neighbors become enemies, the dream of becoming parents turns into a nightmare...
This new edition of Keyes' second novel includes a preface and additional material by the author.
Daniel F. Keyes (born 1927) is an American author. He is best known for his Hugo award-winning short story and Nebula award-winning novel Flowers for Algernon. He was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2000.