BURDICK, Eugene Leonard


BURDICK, Eugene Leonard
(1918-1965)
   US writer of several extremely popular novels, both alone and in collaboration. His sf novel, Fail-Safe (1962) with Harvey WHEELER, presents a NEAR FUTURE US attack in error on the USSR, and the horrifying tit-for-tat (the destruction of New York City) which the US President is forced to offer. The book was filmed as FAIL SAFE (1964).
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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