Entry updated 10 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1925-1965) US author who began to publish work of genre interest with "Coup de Grace" for Bizarre! Mystery Magazine in October 1965, and who wrote some stories as by Robert Retla; his only sf novel, the posthumous Path to Savagery (1969), depicts a devastating Future War on American territory. [JC]
Robert Edmund Alter
born San Francisco, California: 10 December 1925
died Los Angeles, California: 26 May 1965
- Path to Savagery (New York: Avon Books, 1969) [pb/Edward Soyka]
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