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Carl Sagan

Mass Market

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/30/1997)
Digital Audiobook (2/20/2012)
Paperback (2/26/2019)
Prebound (7/1/1997)
Mass Market Paperback (10/1/1986)
Mass Market Paperback (9/1/1989)


In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there?
In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe. In Contact, he predicts its future -- and our own.

Praise For Contact

New York Times Book Review "Contact deals with issues...worth pondering.The range and depth of ideas is quite uncommon."

Newsweek "Like a good mystery, Contact keeps us curious to the end...ingenious and satisfying."

Pocket Books, 9780671004101, 448pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1997

About the Author

Carl Sagan was Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences and Director of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies at Cornell University. He played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking, and Voyager spacecraft expeditions, for which he received the NASA medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. Dr. Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize and the highest awards of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Science Foundation for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the preservation of the environment. His book Cosmos was the bestselling science book ever published in the English language, and his bestselling novel, Contact, was turned into a major motion picture.