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2061 : odyssey three

Author: Arthur C Clarke
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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Fifty years after meeting the spirit of Dave Bowman aboard the abandoned Discovery and witnessing the fiery transformation of Jupiter into Earths second sun, 103-year-old Dr. Heywood Floyd boards the luxury spaceship Universe for the historic first landing on the surface of Halley's Comet. At the same time, the Galaxy expedition sets out to probe the evolutionary upheaval on Jupiter's former moon Europa haunted by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Classic
Novela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke
ISBN: 0345358791 9780345358790 0345351738 9780345351739
OCLC Number: 19715252
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
Description: xii, 271 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Two thousand sixty-one
Odyssey three
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke.

Abstract:

Fifty years after meeting the spirit of Dave Bowman aboard the abandoned Discovery and witnessing the fiery transformation of Jupiter into Earths second sun, 103-year-old Dr. Heywood Floyd boards the luxury spaceship Universe for the historic first landing on the surface of Halley's Comet. At the same time, the Galaxy expedition sets out to probe the evolutionary upheaval on Jupiter's former moon Europa haunted by the fate of a doomed Chinese mission and by the ominous message from space: "All these worlds are yours *except Europa. Attempt no landings there." As the stranded Galaxy awaits rescue on the dangerous and forbidden surface of Europa and Universe races to her aid, the omniscient force that is Dave Bowman watches and waits to reveal the extraordinary secrets of the monoliths, of the masters he now serves, and of mankind's ultimate role in the course of cosmic history ...

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