Explore/Create

My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.35 hours)
Product Number: Z100119663
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062668929
Narrator/s: Christopher Grove
Publisher: HarperAudio
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An inventor, adventurer, entrepreneur, collector, and entertainer, and son of legendary scientist-astronaut Owen Garriott, Richard Garriott de Cayeux has been behind some of the most exciting undertakings of our time. A legendary pioneer of the online gaming industryA??and a member of every gaming Hall of FameA??Garriott invented the multi-player online game, and coined the term A??AvatarA? to describe an individualA??s online character. A lifelong adventurer and member of the Explorers Club, Garriott has used the fortune he amassed from the gaming business to embark on a number of thrilling expeditions. He has plumbed the depths of the Atlantic ocean to see the remains of the Titanic, hunted for meteorites in Antarctica, and in 2008 became one of the first private citizens to be launched into space. Richard has been one of the foremost pioneers of the private space industry, investing his time and energy into making space travel more accessible. In this fascinating memoir, Garriott invites readers on the great adventure that is his life. An audacious genius with an insatiable curiosity and an irrepressible playfulness, Garriott takes readers on an unforgettable intellectual experience that is enlightening, adventurous, and fun.

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Original Publish Date: Jan 10, 2017

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CD
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Narrator(s): Christopher Grove
Product Number DD30387
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470854706
eBook
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Product Number EB00379029
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: #9780062286673

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