He was a master
teacher-respected, successful, his life well rewarded in past
accomplishments and rich in the promise of achievements to come.
And yet he was fighting a bitter battle with a savage, bewildering driveto self-destruction.
But when he really began to probe the reasons for his "madness," the battle with himself became a puny thing beside the power him new information could release.
If he could live that long.
Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (1919-2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning over seventy years. From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited Galaxy magazine and its sister magazine If, winning the Hugo for if three years in a row. His writing also won him three Hugos and multiple Nebula Awards. He became a Nebula Grand Master in 1993.
Frederik Pohl used these pseudonyms: Edson McCann, Jordan Park, Elton V. Andrews, Paul Fleur, Lee Gregor, Warren F. Howard, Scott Mariner, Ernst Mason, James McCreigh, Dirk Wilson, Donald Stacy and James MacCreigh.
Frederik Pohl. Wikipedia.