2061 : Space Odyssey Series, Book 3. / Arthur C Clarke.
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- ISBN: 9780795324840 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9780795324857 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
The third book in Clarke's beloved Space Odyssey series, 2061: Odyssey Three returns to Heywood Floyd, survivor of two previous encounters with the mysterious monoliths and the alien intelligences behind them. Floyd is chosen as one of a handful of celebrity guests to witness the first manned touchdown on the surface of Halley's Comet on the privately-owned spaceship Universe.But the touchdown is not fated to go as planned. On Jupiter's moon Europa, which has undergone a transformation after events at the end of 2010: Odyssey Two, scientists have spotted the sudden growth of a gigantic, asymmetrical mountain determined to be one single enormous diamond-a fragment of Jupiter's core. The Universe's sister ship, Galaxy, is hijacked and forced to crash into Europa's ocean-and the Universe is diverted from its original mission to rescue the crew.In this book, Heywood Floyd must once again survive an encounter with HAL,...
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 9
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
8.3 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : RosettaBooks, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 810 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1815 KB).
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