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Greetings, carbon-based bipeds! : a vision of the 20th century as it happened

Author: Arthur C Clarke; Ian T Macauley
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2000, ©1999.
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The most visionary and versatile thinker of his age gathers together in a single volume his most significant and prophetic non-fiction writings to present a personal view of the twentieth century. Each essay has a new introduction by Clarke. Witness the awesome workings of Clarke's intellect as he predicts the role of geosynchronous satellites decades before they existed; anticipates the internet decades before it  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Ian T Macauley
ISBN: 0006483690 9780006483694
OCLC Number: 45437457
Notes: "Voyager."
Originally published: London : Voyager, 1999.
Description: xiii, 555 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke ; edited by Ian T. Macauley.
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