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The Computer Connection by  Alfred Bester - Paperback - Second Printing - 1976 - from bookarrest and Biblio.co.uk

The Computer Connection

by Bester, Alfred

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1976. Berkley D3039. Immortals, time-travel, sentient supercomputer, evil machines, and the fight to save Earth from destruction! 217 pages. CONDITION: A solid Fine Minus copy of the 1976 edition's 2nd printing - bright, tight, square, unmarked, uncreased and evidently unread, with negligible edge-wear to the covers. This handsome copy is now in a clear, protective polypropylene bag. NOTE: A high resolution scan of the covers will gladly be supplied on request. This small item will be shipped with a complimentary upgrade to trackable First Class on domestic (US) orders.. Second Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Alfred Bester's first science fiction novel since The Stars My Destination was a major event--a fast-moving adventure story set in Earth's future. 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. Dr. Guess, with the group's help, gains control of Extro, the super-computer that controls all mechanical activity on Earth. The plan to rid Earth of political repression and to further Guess's researches--which may lead to a great leap in human evolution to produce a race of supermen. But Extro takes over Guess instead of turns malevolent. The task of the merry band suddenly becomes a fight in deadly earnest for the future of Earth.Sequoya Guess, whom they love, must be killed. And how do you kill an immortal?


  • Bookseller: bookarrest US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: SP1177
  • Title: The Computer Connection
  • Author: Bester, Alfred
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0425030393
  • ISBN 13: 9780425030394
  • Publisher: Berkley Medallion Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: SUPERCOMPUTERS EVIL MACHINES SENTIENT MACHINES IMMORTALS IMMORTALITY HUMAN EVOLUTION SCI-FI SCIENCE FICTION SPECULATIVE FICTION
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science Fiction & Fantasy; American Fiction;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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