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Greetings, carbon-based bipeds!

Arthur C. Clarke

Greetings, carbon-based bipeds!

a vision of the 20th century as it happened

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Science,
  • Technology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur C. Clarke ; edited by Ian T. Macauley.
    ContributionsMacauley, Ian T.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 555 p. ;
    Number of Pages555
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20132265M
    ISBN 100006483690

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