SOFTWARE. Rudy Rucker.

SOFTWARE. New York: Ace Books, [1982]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Books 77408-3. The first robots built with real brains revolt and set up their own society on the Moon. The AIs offer their 70-year old hippie anarchist creator eternal preservation of his "software" -- his memories, his personality, his style of thought -- in the memory bank of a giant computer. "Very much in the style of Philip K. Dick, almost an affectionate parody ..." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 333. Winner of the 1983 Philip K. Dick Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-933. A fine copy. (#159349).

Price: $35.00

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"First Ace printing: January 1982 / ... / 2 4 6 8 0 9 7 5 3 1" on copyright page.