Manuscripts/Mixed Material Contact : a novel : draft

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Sagan, Carl
Dates 1984
Language English
Subjects Arroway, Ellie (Fictitious Character)
Astronomy
Communication in Science
Contact : A Novel
Extraterrestrial Life
Fiction
Life on Other Planets
Manuscripts
Religion and Science
Sagan, Carl
Science Fiction
Seti
Title
Contact : a novel : draft
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Communication in science
-  Extraterrestrial life
-  Life on other planets
-  Science fiction
-  SETI
-  Religion and science
-  Fiction
-  Contact : a novel
-  Arroway, Ellie (Fictitious character)
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  A full draft of Carl Sagan's science fiction novel, Contact. It tells the story of Eleanor "Ellie" Arroway, who directs "Project Argus," which uses radio telescopes in New Mexico to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Alongside the search for life on other worlds, the book explores tensions between science and religion. Published in 1985 the book sold more than 1.7 million copies in the first two years.
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division

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