This stated first edition hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ protected with mylar. Retired library edition has usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 199 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0394484010. In an adventure story as modern as a breadboarded computer circuit and as American as progress, Michael Rogers stirs science and fantasy together into total entertainment. Niles Spindrift is a new kind of superhero, a gentle electronics wizard. At twelve he was in college, at twenty-two he is about to perfect his 'mindfoger,' a device all two capable of controlling the human brain.