The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cosmos and renowned astronomer Carl Sagan's international bestseller about the discovery of an advanced civilization in the depths of space remains the "greatest adventure of all time" (Associated Press).
The future is herein an adventure of cosmic dimension. When a signal is discovered that seems to come from far beyond our solar system, a multinational team of scientists decides to find the source. What follows is an eye-opening journey out to the stars to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who—or what—is out there? Why are they watching us? And what do they want with us?
One of the best science fiction novels about communication with extraterrestrial intelligent beings, Contact is a "stunning and satisfying" (Los Angeles Times) classic.
Click the Download button to download a copy of the MARC file.
Enter your FTP details below to send the MARC export file via FTP.
by David Mitchell
by Susan Faludi
by Heather Rose
by Carl Deuker
by Carl Weber
by Carl Hiaasen
"Having a female narrator is perfect for this story, told in the first person by Ellie Arraway, a brilliant scientist specializing in radio astronomy. Laurel Lefkow creates character accents in Russian, French, and a Southern drawl. The technical jargon comes as easily to her as to the author, making the fiction more believable as science that really could happen. The audiobook detours into romance, religion, philosophy, and mathematics (to name only a few disciplines) and will most likely please readers with an appetite for fantasy with substance. J.A.H. (c) AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine"
Sign up for our email newsletter