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The Stars My Destination

by Alfred Bester

Cover artist: Richard Powers

Publisher: Signet

Pub year: 1961

Cover price: 35¢


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Cover tagline

He Held The Secret To Winning An Interplanetary War!

Back cover text

One man against the universe in the incredible 25th century

He was catapulted into the midst of the death struggle between the planets when he sought revenge against those who refused to save him from death in a space ship. But did not know he held the key to winning that war, and both sides would stop at nothing to get it.

Fast-paced and suspenseful, this is a superlative new novel of tomorrow by the author of the fabulously popular The Demolished Man.

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Interior text

Space nomad

He was the sole and battered survivor of a disabled starship, doomed to circle endlessly in space....

Here is one of the most exciting science-fiction novels in recent years — the breathless story of a tough, twenty-fifth century fighting man determined to find and kill those who had planned his death. Suddenly caught up in a war between the worlds, he finds himself enmeshed in a life-and-death struggle for the mysterious substance that could destroy the universe.