trying to rediscover a story

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  1. Jesse.sm

    Jesse.sm New Member

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    The story was a about a guy that whatever he dreams becomes true, but in a way as if it always was, he goes to a therapist who uses his powers for personal gain.

    I read this short story about 13 years ago and really liked it, and would very much appreciate any help finding it...

    additional details: I read it in a book containing a collection of short sf stories, among them was "flowers for algernon" and something about a train to hell...

    thanks in advance ;)
     
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    Ursula Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven.

    Flowers for Algernon was re-published in Asimov's Hugo Winners, Vol. 1 along with Robert Bloch's Hellbound Train, but I'm certain that The Lathe of Heaven was not in that book.
     
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    Thank you very much! that's the one...
    It's odd that you say it wasn't in that book, I could have sworn that's where I read it...

    Now I just need to find where to get it from :)
     
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    Might be another anthology? Try looking at www.isfdb.org