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Tales from the Planet Earth

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St. Martin"s , New York
Science fi
Statementedited by Frederik Pohl and Elizabeth Anne Hull
ContributionsPohl, Frederik, Hull, Elizabeth Anne.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 268 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22774609M
ISBN 100312784201
LC Control Number86013832

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Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If you want an omnibus of short fiction by Arthur C. Clarke /5. Tales From The Planet Earth. Frederik Pohl, Elizabeth Anne Hull. Macmillan, - Fiction - pages.

0 Reviews. A novel with nineteen authors. In this collaborative novel of international science fiction, Frederik Pohl and Elizabeth Anne Hull have compiled nineteen facets of a single dilemma, the fantastic situation of human beings. A major retrospective,featuring 13 stories, several rarely if ever reprinted, and a fictional essay (On Golden Seas) amusingly setting forth Clarke's disapproving views on Star Wars.

The stories, whose general theme is the fate of planet Earth, show the early Clarke at his most lyrical and visionary, as he tackles classic themes: departing starships and those left behind (The.

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The anthology spans the author's writing career and each story is introduced. Tales From Planet Earth is a collection of science fiction short stories by British writer Arthur C.

Clarke, originally published in Contents. Contents of Tales From Planet Earth include: Preface, by Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov "The Road to the Sea" "Hate" "Publicity Campaign" "The Other Tiger" "The Deep Range" "If I Forget Thee, Oh Author: Arthur C.

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The collection was dedicated for the memory of A. Bertram Chandler and Janusz A. her: St. Martin's Press. I liked reading the "Tales" section, which tells you of the difficulties and problems the film crew dealt with whilst filming.

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Adventure, discovery, learning and visual excitement on every page. Introducing Planet Earth Introducing Planet Earth Introducing Planet Earth Introducing Planet Earth.

Informational (nonfiction), words, Level L (Grade 2), Lexile L. Introducing Planet Earth introduces readers to facts pertaining to Earth, including how the planet supports life, why seasons occur, and how day becomes night.

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Clarke (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Tales from Planet Earth is pleased to be screening one of director Carroll Ballard's many extraordinary films that documents the intense connections that exist between humans and animals.

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Planet Earth has followed an uncommon evolutionary path, but its inhabitants don’t suspect it, believing that theirs is a normal one. Many Galactic Humans and others in the Local Group of Galaxies are intrigued by it. Most respect the Earth, yet some fear Earth Humans. Tales from Planet Earth • () • interior artwork by Michael Whelan [i] • Preface (Tales From Planet Earth) • () • essay by Isaac Asimov [iii] • Preface Addendum (Tales From Planet Earth) • () • essay by Arthur C.

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Many of his greatest stories are set-or have their roots-right here on Planet Earth. In this book, Clarke's best stories about our home planet are gathered together.

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The impact of The Late Great Planet Earth cannot be overstated. The New York Times called it the "no. 1 non-fiction bestseller of the decade." For Christians and non-Christians of the s, Hal Lindsey's blockbuster served as a wake-up call on events soon to come and events already unfolding — all leading up to the greatest event of all: the return of Jesus Christ/5(18).

Tales of the earth: paroxysms and perturbations of the blue planet User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Geologic history has been marked by many great events, including eruptions of huge volcanoes, impacts of objects from space, extinctions, and drastic climatic changes. More. Tales From Planet Earth (Book): Clarke, Arthur C.: The fiction of Arthur C.

Clarke has spanned the universe. He has carried us across unimaginable distances to alien times and places. Yet he has not lost sight of his home.

Many of his greatest stories are set-or have their roots-right here on Planet Earth. In this book, Clarke's best stories about our home planet are gathered together.Each Planet Stories edition is a Paizo exclusive—you cannot get these titles from any other publisher.

Many of the tales in our line first appeared in the "pulp era" of the early 20th Century that produced authors like H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fritz Lieber, and Robert E. Howard, and have been out of print for decades/5(11).

Everett. If you follow Hal Lindsey, you've probably changed the "end of the world" date in your calendar several times. His Late Great Planet Earth, which was the best-selling nonfiction book of the s, predicted that the world would end sometime before Dec.

31, He cited a host of world events — nuclear war, the communist threat and the restoration of Israel — as reasons the end.