Manuscript/Mixed Material Contact : a novel : draft

About this Item

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
Online Format
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online text
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IIIF Presentation Manifest
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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Contact: A Novel: Draft. 1984. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000023/.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1984) Contact: A Novel: Draft. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000023/.

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Sagan, Carl. Contact: A Novel: Draft. 1984. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000023/>.