20,000 leagues under the sea

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Pendulum, Jun 1, 1973 - Fiction - 64 pages
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Originally published: Chicago: Rand McNally, 1922. (The Windermere series). With a new introductory note.

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A classic that I had always meant to read . . . The first thing I learned was that I had always been in error in my expectations from the title. I had thought that the ship had descended 20,000 ... Read full review

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This is the unabridged version. It was long — very long! But what language, what grace of phrase! And finally, what drama! I imagine the abridged version leave out the lengthy descriptions of the ... Read full review


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Jules Verne (1828-1905) was born in France. "Around the World in Eighty Days" has long been his most popular novel. Verne is credited with creating the genre of science fiction with such other works as "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea".

Binder was born in Bessemer, Michigan. Three years college: City College of Chicago, University of Illinois, Northwestern University; majored in chemical engineering. Over 300 articles (nonfiction) published in national magazines, on science subjects and UFOs. Articles for science yearbooks on chemistry, astronomy, physics, and biology. Member of original American Rocket Society, American Interplanetary Society, National Spaceflight Association, Aerospace Writers Assocation. Founder and editor of Space World magazine, 1959-63. Awarded honorary Master's Degree in astronautical science by NASA in 1963, with teaching certificate.

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