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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 12, 1977 - 155 pages
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User Review  - Andrew Walls - Goodreads

An entertaining look at the perspective of the 1950's when it comes to the future. Whiz bang technology, but no change to socially defined gender roles, manly behavior (sneaking a cigarette break on a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

The three books in the Space trilogy have nothing to do with each other except that they all take place in space. This was a good concluding story and I say that only because it was #3 in the series. Read full review


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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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