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The Bionic Book: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Reconstructed

Herbie Pilato

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ISBN 10: 1593930836 / ISBN 13: 9781593930837
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Paperback. 400 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 1.0in.Before Hiro on Heroes, there was Steve Austin - The Six Million Dollar Man. Before Buffy Summers on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, there was Jaime Sommers - The Bionic Woman. Now, televisions classic wonder people of the 1970s are back and stronger than ever in - THE BIONIC BOOK: THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN AND THE BIONIC WOMAN RECONSTRUCTED, written by best-selling author Herbie J Pilato (Bewitched Forever, The Kung Fu Book of Caine). Co-billed as the Cybernetic Compendium To TVs Most Realistic Sci-Fi Superhero Shows, THE BIONIC BOOK is chuck full of commentary culled from Pilatos exclusive interviews with Bionic stars Lee Majors (who played half-supermanhalf-mechanical marvel Steve Austin), Lindsay Wagner (Jaime Sommers - Steves female counter-part and one true love), series creator (and science fiction novel icon) Martin Caidin, executive producer Harve Bennett (who would later help to ignite the Star Trek feature film franchise), producerdirector Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk and Alien Nation) and actor Richard Anderson, the latter of whom portrayed Oscar Goldman - Steve and Jaimes stoic but understanding super-viser on both shows (and who has penned the books foreword). Much more than a mere TV trivia guide, THE BIONIC BOOK explores in-depth the social, psychological, medical and scientic influence, appeal and message behind two of the most popular and heroic science fiction television programs of all time. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781593930837

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Publisher: BearManor Media

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Before Hiro on Heroes, there was Steve Austin - The Six Million Dollar Man. Before Buffy Summers on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, there was Jaime Sommers - The Bionic Woman. Now, television's classic wonder people of the 1970s are back and stronger than ever in - THE BIONIC BOOK: THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN AND THE BIONIC WOMAN RECONSTRUCTED, written by best-selling author Herbie J Pilato (Bewitched Forever, The Kung Fu Book of Caine). Co-billed as the Cybernetic Compendium To TV's Most Realistic Sci-Fi Superhero Shows, THE BIONIC BOOK is chuck full of commentary culled from Pilato's exclusive interviews with Bionic stars Lee Majors (who played half-superman/half-mechanical marvel Steve Austin), Lindsay Wagner (Jaime Sommers - Steve's female counter-part and one true love), series creator (and science fiction novel icon) Martin Caidin, executive producer Harve Bennett (who would later help to ignite the Star Trek feature film franchise), producer/director Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk and Alien Nation) and actor Richard Anderson, the latter of whom portrayed Oscar Goldman - Steve and Jaime's stoic but understanding super-viser on both shows (and who has penned the book's foreword). Much more than a mere TV trivia guide, THE BIONIC BOOK explores in-depth the social, psychological, medical and scientic influence, appeal and message behind two of the most popular and heroic science fiction television programs of all time.

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Herbie J Pilato is an author, actor, TV producer and singer/songwriter who has appeared on and/or helped to produce hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Bravo s hit five-part series, The 100 Greatest TV Characters, E! True Hollywood Stories on Bewitched and David Carradine, A&E Biographies of Elizabeth Montgomery and Lee Majors, TLC s Behind the Fame specials on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, LA Law and Hill Street Blues, the Sci-Fi Channel s short-lived but critically-acclaimed Sciography series, and Entertainment Tonight. The author of several highly-regarded TV tome companions, including Bewitched Forever and The Kung Fu Book of Caine, Herbie J (no period after the J) has also contributed to many magazines, such as: Starlog, Sci- Fi Entertainment and Sci-Fi Universe. He has served as a Website Editor for PAXTV.com, UPNTV.com and TV-Now.com, and MediaVillage. com (the latter for which he still writes a daily Retro Watercooler TV blog).

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