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   Space-Born, The, by E. C. Tubb  
  Novel, first publication in May 1956 , latest edition in May 2002
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      THE SPACE-BORN Far from Earth, on a ship carrying the 13th and 14th generations of descendants from the original crew, life is short. You are born, learn the tasks needed to keep the ship running, help breed and train the next crew?and your death is ordered by the computer in charge. No one except the Captain is over 40. A LIFE FOR THE STARS Gregson, chief of the psych-police, makes sure the computer's death-sentences are carried out quickly and painlessly. His duty is a sacred rust. He knows the intricacies of the system, how it works . . . and how it can be subverted. He is growing old. Rebellious. He also knows his name will soon come up in the computer for elimination. And he has no intention of carrying out his own death-sentence! A THRILLING SPACE ADVENTURE BY ONE OF THE MASTERS OF THE GENRE!

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  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Thinking Machines
  • Distant Worlds
  • Revolution - Revolt - Rebels
  • Space Opera - Space Epics - Space Romances

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