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Contact : a novel

Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there?

In "Cosmos," Carl Sagan explained the universe. In "Contact," he predicts its future -- and our own.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan
ISBN: 0780778979 9780780778979 0671004107 9780671004101
OCLC Number: 37424476
Description: 434 pages ; 17 cm
Responsibility: Carl Sagan.

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