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Greetings, carbon-based bipeds! : collected essays, 1934-1998 / Arthur C. Clarke ; edited by Ian T. Macauley.

Author/Creator:
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008.
Edition:
Book club edition
Publication:
New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1999.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 558 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Science.
Technology.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
Complete collection of over 100 essays written by Arthur C. Clarke.
Contents:
pt. I. 1930s and 1940s: Rockets and Radar. 1. Dunsany, Lord of Fantasy. 2. Rockets. 3. Coming Age of Rocket Power. 4. Extraterrestrial Relays. 5. Moon and Mr. Farnsworth. 6. Challenge of the Spaceship. 7. First Men in the Moon. 8. Problem of Dr. Campbell. 9. Lackeys of Wall Street. 10. Voyages to the Moon. 11. You're on the Glide Path, I Think. 12. Morphological Astronomy. 13. Conquest of Space
pt. II. 1950s: Beneath the Seas of Ceylon. 1. Effect of Interplanetary Flight. 2. Space Travel in Fact and Fiction. 3. Review: Destination Moon. 4. Interplanetary Flight. 5. Exploration of Space. 6. Review: When Worlds Collide. 7. Review: Man on the Moon. 8. Flying Saucers.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-545) and index.
Local notes:
Adams Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams.
Adams Collection copy has dustjacket. Sheet of yellow paper laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B. (donor) (Adams Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Cited in:
Internet Speculative Fiction Database, 16015
Contributor:
Macauley, Ian T.
Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0312198930
97803121989304
OCLC:
973800189
Publisher Number:
05042 Science Fiction Book Club
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