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Becker, Kurt

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1916-2010) US priest born in Venezuela with a German father; in the USA from 1924, applied for naturalization in 1946. His sf novel is the a Young Adult Countdown! (1958), whose protagonist worries whether or not he'll make the Mars flight; he does. [JC/SH]

Kurt Becker

born Caracas, Venezuela: 24 January 1916

died Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 28 May 2010


  • Countdown! (New York: Benziger Brothers, 1958) [hb/]


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