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The view from Serendip

Arthur C. Clarke

The view from Serendip

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clarke, Arthur Charles, -- 1917-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Technology and civilization,
  • Sri Lanka -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur C. Clarke
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17190838M
    ISBN 100345314417
    OCLC/WorldCa14977961

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The View from Serendip is a very curious book indeed. For bibliographical purposes it is a collection of essays written during the s and s, more or less all of them appearing here collected in book form for the first time/5(6).

Hooray for used book sales at public libraries. I’ve shared the above story in lieu of a review that would inevitably wind up being a love fest for one of my favorite authors. But I’ll add this: The View From Serendip is one of those great books that reminds me of the worthy writings of the late Carl Sagan/5(13).

The View from Serendip Author Clarke, Arthur C Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Condition Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Binding Hardcover Publisher Random House Place of Publication New York Date published KeywordsBook Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Reading Arthur Clarke is exhilarating, to say the least. All that exuberant imagination, ebullient optimism, joie de vivre is strong medicine against current doomsdayers or Spengierians. This collection--mostly past lectures, television commentaries, or magazine pieces with fore- and afterwords--spans several decades.

Genre/Form: Biographies Science fiction Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), View from Serendip. View from Serendip. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Arthur C Clarke; Arthur C Clarke; Arthur C Clarke: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke.

The View from Serendip 作者: Arthur C. Clarke 出版社: Ballantine Books 出版年: 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of "The View" Hardcover – April 2, #N#Ramin Setoodeh (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ramin Setoodeh Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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The View from Serendip is a collection of essays and anecdotes by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in The pieces include Clarke's experiences with diving, Sri Lanka, his relationships with other science fiction authors such as Isaac Asimov Author: Arthur C.

Clarke. The View from Serendip, ; The Ghost from the Grand Banks, ; The Hammer of God,Gollancz; The Songs of Distant Earth, ; Spring,New York, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES, all with personal inscriptions--O'CASEY (SEAN) Purple Dust, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR "Sean O', " on front free endpaper, Macmillan.

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This is an anthology of Clarke's non-fiction writing - mostly things related (at least tangentially) to his choice to live in Sri Lanka (or Ceylon) (or Taprobane) (or Serendip 4/5(2). An Annotated Bibliography of English-language Books. Author: Meena Khorana; Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This bibliography examines literature in English for young people concerning the Indian subcontinent and associated areas, including Bangladesh, India.

THE VIEW FROM SERENDIP: Arthur C. Clarke: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 2/5(1). Sir Arthur C. Clarke () was one of the supreme science fiction writers of the century and achieved vast popularity with A Space Odyssey, which extended into a series of four books & two short stories.

Other notable works include his Rama series of novels and the Hugo Award-winning short story The Star. The View from Serendip: Speculation on Space, Science and the Sea, Together with Fragments of an Equatorial Autobiography by Clarke, Arthur C. Seller Bruce Davidson Books Published Condition Fine Edition First Edition Item Price $.

New York: Random House, Octavo, pp. i-ix x blank About the Author blank note: last leaf is a blank, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription on the front free endpaper by Clarke to Dave. A miscellany, including a short, short SF story, Clarke termed a first approximation to an autobiography.

The View from Serendip by Arthur C. Clarke A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Editions for The View from Serendip: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Mass Mar.

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Used; Very Good. Harcourt Brace Hardcover Book Club Edition. Text is clean and unmarked. Jacket has moderate wear, with a small closed tear on front. Book Condition; Very Good Jacket Condition; Good.

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Hasselbeck wrote in her book, "Point of View," released last week, that being fired from "The View" was so traumatic it brought on an asthma attack.

Although the former "View" co-host admitted. The View From Serendip T he importance of coincidence has always played a role in how I approach this blog. One newspaper item connects with a book or a film—or some other conjunction of media and/or events—and leads to musings that make their way into an essay that falls under the overall concerns of The Farm.

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The View from Serendip is a collection of essays and anecdotes by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in The pieces include Clarke's experiences with diving, his relationships with other science fiction authors such as Isaac Asimov, and other personal are also reproductions of past lectures, as well as speculations about things of scientific interest.

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No names or other makings in the book. A children's book, with drawings by Joan Berg. Seller Inventory # "Serendip" is the ancient name for Sri Lanka.

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