Biemiller, Carl L

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(1912-1979) US businessman, journalist and author, of sf interest for his two series of novels for older children: the Jonny sequence comprising The Magic Ball from Mars (1953) and Starboy (1956); and, more interestingly, the Post-Holocaust Hydronauts sequence – The Hydronauts (1970), Follow the Whales: The Hydronauts Meet the Otter People (1973) and Escape from the Crater (1974) – focusing on the aquatic adventures of a group of trainees in the Ranger Service, which controls oceanic food production after radiation has devastated land-based farming. [JC]

Carl Ludwig Biemiller Jr

born Camden, New Jersey: 16 December 1912

died Monmouth Beach, New Jersey: 28 September 1979

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