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2061 [electronic resource] : Space Odyssey Series, Book 3. Arthur C Clarke.

Clarke, Arthur C. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780795324840 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780795324857 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: 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)
1070 Lexile.
8.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: 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).
Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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