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From the earth to the moon

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993, [©1967]
Series: Bantam classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bantam classic edView all editions and formats
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Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne's prophetic novel of man's race to the stars is a story of rip-roaring action, humor, and wild imagination. With broad satire as well as scientific acumen, From the Earth to the Moon spins a tale set in 1865 about a group of men who decide to build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne
ISBN: 0553214209 9780553214208
OCLC Number: 28385883
Description: xv, 185 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Bantam classics
Other Titles: De la terre à la lune.
Responsibility: by Jules Verne ; translated by Lowell Bair ; with an introduction by Gregory Benford.

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Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne's prophetic novel of man's race to the stars is a story of rip-roaring action, humor, and wild imagination. With broad satire as well as scientific acumen, From the Earth to the Moon spins a tale set in 1865 about a group of men who decide to build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon.

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