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A daring romp through the solar system and a worthy successor to 2001. ; *Carl SaganNine years after the disastrous Discovery mission to Jupiter in 2001, a joint U.S.-Soviet expedition sets out to rendezvous with the derelict spacecraft; *to search the memory banks of the mutius computer HAL 9000 for clues to what went wrong . . . and what became of Commander Dave Bowman.Without warning, a Chinese expedition targets the same objective, turning the recovery mission into a frenzied race for the precious information Discovery may hold about the enigmatic molith that orbits Jupiter.Meanwhile, the being that was once Dave Bowman; *the only human to unlock the mystery of the molith; *streaks toward Earth on a vital mission of its own . . . Clarke deftly blends discovery, philosophy, and a newly acquired sense of play. ; *Time 2010 is easily Clarkes' best book in over a decade. ; *The San Diego Tribune
Arthur C. Clarke has long been considered the greatest science fiction writer of all time and was an international treasure in many other ways, including the fact that an article by him in 1945 led to the invention of satellite technology. Books by Clarke--both fiction and nonfiction--have sold more than one hundred million copies worldwide. He died in 2008.
Arthur C Clarke
Random House USA Inc
Paperback / softback
Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Random House Inc
Mass market (rack) paperback,Unsewn / adhesive bound