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Solaris

Author: Stanisław Lem
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, Inc., ©1970 [1987]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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"When psychologist Kris Kelvin arrives at the planet Solaris to study the ocean that covers its surface, he finds himself confronting a painful memory embodied in the physical likeness of a past lover. Kelvin learns that he is not alone in this, and that other crews examining the planet are plagued with their own repressed and newly real memories. Culd it be, as Solaris scientists speculate, that the ocean may be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanisław Lem
ISBN: 0156027607 9780156027601
OCLC Number: 173993107
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Walker, 1970.
"A Harvest book."
Description: 204 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Solaris.
Responsibility: Stanislaw Lem ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin and Steve Cox.

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"When psychologist Kris Kelvin arrives at the planet Solaris to study the ocean that covers its surface, he finds himself confronting a painful memory embodied in the physical likeness of a past lover. Kelvin learns that he is not alone in this, and that other crews examining the planet are plagued with their own repressed and newly real memories. Culd it be, as Solaris scientists speculate, that the ocean may be a massive nural center creating these memories, for a reason no one can idenfity?"--Back cover.

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