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Avon, 1987 - Fiction - 167 pages
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It was Cobb Anderson who built the"boppers"--the first robots with real brains. Now, in 2020, Cobb is just another aged "pheezer" with a bad heart, drinking and grooving an the old tunes in Florida retirement hell. His "bops" have came a long way, though, rebelling against their subjugation to set up their own society an the moon. And now they're offering creator Cobb immortality but at a stiff price: his body his soul ... and his world.It was Cobb Anderson who built the "boppers"--the first robots with real brains. Now, in 2020, Cobb is just another aged pheezer with a bad heart, drinking and grooving on the old tunes in Florida retirement hell. His "bops" have come a long way, though, rebelling against their subjugation to set up their own society on the moon. And now they're offering creator Cobb immortality, but at a stiff price: his body, his soul. . .and his world.

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User Review  - ragwaine - LibraryThing

I really thought this would be like "Neuromancer part 2" but it was nothing like it. I wanted my wife to experience cyberpunk for the first time (we read it together) but I felt like this wasn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This is an interesting book. It jumps right into the setting witghout much back story, which made it a bit difficult to get my berings. A lot of the story elements are just inferred, so you have to ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Rudy Rucker is a mathematician, computer scientist, professor and writer who has twice won the Philip K. Dick Award for best SF paperback original, and has published a number of successful popular books on mathematical subjects, including "The Fourth Dimension" and "Infinity and the Mind." He lives in Los Gatos, California.

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