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Riding the Torch Paperback – Jun 1984

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  • Paperback: 166 pages
  • Publisher: Ultramarine Pub Co (June 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0893662542
  • ISBN-13: 978-0893662547
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 14.6 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 204 g

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Concentrated Sci-Fi goodness Sept. 11 2014
By T. Gilbert - Published on
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This story is a perfect example of what makes science fiction fans love their genre. Written in the seventies, it imagines a future that was inconceivable when written and now seems inevitable. Here, the future of a truly "always on" internet is taken to a beautifully written extreme. If the prediction were not enough, the story captivates the imagination about humanity's future in ways that only "Star Trek" come close to matching. A future that seems so real and so likely that it infects the mind and imagination of the reader and becomes a sense memory rather than a story once read.
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Attn: ADMIN please fix this link Nov. 3 2006
By mptesteroni - Published on
Format: Paperback
Admin, please fix this link. 5 STARS ARE FOR ANY BOOK BY NORMAN SPINRAD. Clicking on the "Riding the Torch, by Norman Spinrad" link from

mindblowing books, A Listmania list by "shamelessh", results in a page full of reviews for an X-men novel. You X-men fans should read some Spinrad, too. You'll dig him. You too, admin.

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