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Melamed, Leo

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1932-    ) Polish-born lawyer, investment counsellor and author, born Leo Melamdovich, a name simplified during his family's World War Two escape from Poland via Siberia and Japan to the US in the spring of 1941; most of his later work is nonfiction about the financial markets. Of sf interest is his first book, The Tenth Planet (1987), a tale in which an ancient Android may hold the secret to human Evolution, in accordance with the theories of Immanuel Velikovsky. [JC]

Leo Melamed

born Bialystok, Poland: 20 March 1932



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