The Gadget Maker Author:Maxwell Griffith Stanley Brack had a one-track mine -- and that track led to the stars. He was a born mechanical genius capable of miracles, and his particular goal was building better guided missiles. — Brack tried to push everything else from his life. Ruth, whose intelligence matched his, shared his mind but not his body. Odelle, the artists' model, lured him ... more »to bed but could not share his dream.
Brack's story takes you into a new world, a world of engineers dedicated to the creation of fantastic machines for destruction and counter-destruction, dedicated to the most modern and fantastic of human ambitions -- the conquest of space.« less