Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!: Collected Essays, 1934-1998

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Macmillan, Jan 6, 2001 - Science - 576 pages
Arthur C. Clarke is one of this century's most visionary and versatile thinkers. In the crowning achievement of his extraordinary career, Clarke has collected his ground-breaking non-fiction pieces into one volume. Charting an exceptional career of over six decades, the essays in Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! reveal Clarke's piercing mind and lively wit as well as the march of science through our modern age.
 

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Written over seven decades, these essays by Clarke, most famous for his sf novels (e.g., 2001: A Space Odyssey), cover a range of science topics--especially space exploration. Arranged chronologically ... Read full review

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Sir Arthur C. Clarke, CBE was born in England in 1917 and has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956. He is the author of such bestselling books as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhoods End and Rendezvous with Rama.

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