Reach for Tomorrow

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Ballentine, Oct 1, 1998 - Fiction - 188 pages
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This classic work of science fiction by the Hugo and Nebula Award winner has been unavailable for years--but is now back in print in a new trade paperback edition.

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

This is an early collection of Clarke's stories published from 1946 to 1953. The opening story is not just his first sale but the most famous--"Rescue Party." In the Preface Clarke writes "a ... Read full review

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Reach for Tomorrow is a collection of Arthur C. Clarke short stories culled from various sources. Overall, most stories are enjoyable but forgettable. There are some gems, however. A Walk in the Dark ... Read full review

Contents

A Walk in the Dark
34
The Forgotten Enemy
47
The Parasite
77
Copyright

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Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England, on December 16, 1917. During World War II, he served as a radar specialist in the RAF. His first published piece of fiction was Rescue Party and appeared in Astounding Science, May 1946. He graduated from King's College in London with honors in physics and mathematics, and worked in scientific research before turning his attention to writing fiction. His first book, Prelude to Space, was published in 1951. He is best known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a highly successful and controversial film under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. His other works include Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, The Garden of Rama, The Snows of Olympus, 2010: A Space Odyssey II, 2062: Odyssey III, and 3001: The Final Odyssey. During his lifetime, he received at least three Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. He died of heart failure on March 19, 2008 at the age of 90.

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