9780756948146-0756948142-The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

ISBN-13: 9780756948146
ISBN-10: 0756948142
Author: Adams, Douglas
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: San Val
Format: Library Binding 298 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780756948146
ISBN-10: 0756948142
Author: Adams, Douglas
Publication date: 2005
Publisher: San Val
Format: Library Binding 298 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Adams, Douglas wrote The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time comprising 298 pages back in 2005. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0756948142 and 9780756948146. Since then The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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On Friday, May 11, 2001, the world mourned the untimely passing of Douglas Adams, beloved creator of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," dead of a heart attack at age forty-nine. Thankfully, in addition to a magnificent literary legacy--which includes seven novels and three co-authored works of nonfiction--Douglas left us something more. The book you are about to enjoy was rescued from his four computers, culled from an archive of chapters from his long-awaited novel-in-progress, as well as his short stories, speeches, articles, interviews, and letters.
In a way that none of his previous books could, "The Salmon of Doubt" provides the full, dazzling, laugh-out-loud experience of a journey through the galaxy as perceived by Douglas Adams. From a boy's first love letter (to his favorite science fiction magazine) to the distinction of possessing a nose of heroic proportions; from climbing Kilimanjaro in a rhino costume to explaining why Americans can't make a decent cup of tea; from lyrical tributes to the sublime pleasures found in music by Procol Harum, the Beatles, and Bach to the follies of his hopeless infatuation with technology; from fantastic, fictional forays into the private life of Genghis Khan to extended visits with Dirk Gently and Zaphod Beeblebrox: this is the vista from the elevated perch of one of the tallest, funniest, most brilliant, and most penetrating social critics and thinkers of our time.
Welcome to the wonderful mind of Douglas Adams.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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