"Please Insert ID-Card"

Title"Please Insert ID-Card"
Year for Search1981
AuthorsCooper, Tex
Secondary AuthorsDavis, Tony
Secondary TitleThe Best of South African Science Fiction
Volume / Edition1
PaginationPages unnumbered.
Date Published[1981]
Publisher[SFSA Science Fiction South Africa]. Ptd. Wall's Litho Observatory
Place Published[Johannesburg]
KeywordsMale author, South African author
Annotation

Four page story on the problems created in a society totally dependent on ID-cards when a computer decides a person is dead.

Info Notes

Results from an annual short story competition. Includes an essay on “Banned SF Books in South Africa” by the Editor and an essay on “A Brief History of SFSA [Science Fiction South Africa]” by Simon Scott. Although it does not say so in the book, the stories in The Best of South African Science Fiction series were originally published in the SFSA journal Probe (founded in 1969).

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Author Note

South African author.

Full Text

[1981] Cooper, Tex. “Please Insert ID-Card.” The Best of South African Science Fiction. Volume 1. Ed. Tony Davis. [Johannesburg: SFSA Science Fiction South Africa]. Ptd. Wall’s Litho Observatory, 1981). Pages unnumbered. Results from an annual short story competition. Includes an essay on “Banned SF Books in South Africa” by the Editor and an essay on “A Brief History of SFSA [Science Fiction South Africa]” by Simon Scott. Although it does not say so in the book, the stories in The Best of South African Science Fiction series were originally published in the SFSA journal Probe (founded in 1969). Leeds

Four page story on the problems created in a society totally dependent on ID-cards when a computer decides a person is dead.