Islands in the Sky

CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: BN10396
Released: Aug 02, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781531829193
Narrator/s: Charles Carroll
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

oy Malcolm has always been fascinated by space travel. And when he wins a voyage to the Inner Space Station as a game show prize, he's sure it's the trip of a lifetime. Before long, Roy is taken in by the young crew-and shares their adventures and lives. One of Arthur C. Clarke's earliest novels, Islands in the Sky is particularly noteworthy for its description of geostationary communications satellites. While this technology was nonexistent during the writing of this book, it later became commonplace-and Clarke is credited with the first practical descriptions of such technology. This book is compelling not just as a fictional tale, but as an example of the prescient power of Clarke's vision.

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Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
Genre: Sci Fi

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