Cyborg (novel) - WikipediaThis article will be permanently flagged as inappropriate and made unaccessible to everyone. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Email Address:. The novel also included elements of speculative fiction , and was adapted as the television movie The Six Million Dollar Man , which was followed by a weekly series, and also inspired a spin-off, The Bionic Woman. Cyborg is the story of an astronaut-turned-test pilot, Steve Austin , who experiences a catastrophic crash during a flight, leaving him with all but one limb destroyed, blind in one eye, and with other major injuries. Rudy Wells in the field of bionics - the replacement of human body parts with mechanical prosthetics that in the context of this novel are more powerful than the original limbs.
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Print Friendly. Physically an outstanding specimen. A great athlete. An advanced student of the military arts. At the same time, a man with no less than five degrees. Steve Austin breezed through his masters and his doctorate.
Long out of print, it is only available today via libraries or used online bookstores. I managed to track down a copy via Amazon. I was more than happy with this book. First, it is a medical thriller more than a dramatic work of science fiction. More than anything I have read before, this absolutely reads like an early Michael Crichton novel, including his way of incorporating scientific details, but not too much detail to bore the reader. Cyborg has characters you care about, characters dropped into strange circumstances made very real.
The novel also included elements of speculative fiction , and was adapted as the television movie The Six Million Dollar Man, which was followed by a weekly series of the same title , both of which starred Lee Majors , and also inspired a spin-off, The Bionic Woman. - You can change your city from here. We serve personalized stories based on the selected city.