The computer connection. Alfred Bester was born in New York in 1913.
The computer connection. After attending the University of Pennsylvania, he sold several stories to Thrilling Wonder Stories in the early 1940s. He then embarked on a career as a scripter for comics, radio, and television, where he worked on such classic characters as Superman, Batman, Nick Carter, Charlie Chan, Tom Corbett, and the Shadow.
He is best remembered for his science fiction, including The Demolished Man, winner of the inaugural Hugo Award in 1953. Science fiction author Harry Harrison wrote, "Alfred Bester was one of the handful of writers who invented modern science fiction.
The Computer Connection book. They are classics worthy of study, as well as just good books. Then, he stopped writing novels for many years.
Only 8 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by richards rarities. A band of immortals - as charming a bunch of eccentrics as you'll ever come across - recruit a new member, the brilliant Cherokee physicist Sequoya Guess.
Fee-5 began a quiet howl. Borgia gave me a black look of despair, went to the sterilizer, and took out tools. She knelt alongside Sequoya and poised a scalpel for primary incision. Suddenly his chest rose to meet the point.
THE COMPUTER CONNECTION by Alfred Bester. Published by BERKLEY PUBLISHING CORPORATION Distributed by G. P. PUTNAM’S SONS, NEW YORK.
A band of immortal-as charming a bunch of eccentrics as you'll ever come across-recruit a new member, the brilliant Cherokee physicist Sequoya Guess. Dr. Guess, with group's help, gain control of Extro, the supercomputer that controls all mechanical activity on Earth. THE COMPUTER CONNECTION by Alfred Bester.
The Computer Connection by Alfred Bester To the Three B’s 1 I tore down the Continental Shelf off the Bogue Bank while the pogo made periscope hops trying to track me. Endless plains of salt flats like the steppes of Central Russia (music by Borodin here); mounds of salts where the new breed. Endless plains of salt flats like the steppes of Central Russia (music by Borodin here); mounds of salts where the new breed of prospector was sieving for rare earths; towers of venomous vapors on the eastern horizon where the pumping stations were sucking up more of the Atlantic and extracting deuteriu. A band of immortals recruit physicist Sequoya Guess - who gains control of Extro, the super-computer that controls all mechanical activity on Earth. But the task of the merry suddenly becomes a fight for the future of Earth. Sequoya Guess must be killed. And how do you kill an immortal? Serialized in Analog Science Fiction (Nov, Dec 1974, Jan 1975) as The Indian Giver, later published in book form as The Computer Connection. Nominated for Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1975.