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The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 25th anniversary facsimile edView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Arthur Dent, who, seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, is plucked off the planet by his friend, Ford Prefect, who has been posing as an out-of-work actor for the last fifteen years but is really a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Together they begin a journey through the galaxy aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
Fiction
Science fiction
Named Person: Ford Prefect; Arthur Dent, (Fictitious character); Arthur Dent, (Fictitious character); Ford Prefect
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Adams
ISBN: 1400052920 9781400052929
OCLC Number: 56113021
Notes: Edition statement from front cover.
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Novel)
Responsibility: Douglas Adams.

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This is the story of Arthur Dent, who, seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, is plucked off the planet by his friend, Ford Prefect, who has been posing as an out-of-work actor for the last fifteen years but is really a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Together they begin a journey through the galaxy aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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