Manuscript/Mixed Material Contact : a novel : draft
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- Contact : a novel : draft
- Sagan, Carl (Author)
- - 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
- - 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.
- Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
- The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
- Manuscript Division
- online text
IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Finding Our Place in the Cosmos with Carl Sagan
- Carl Sagan: Researcher, Educator, Communicator, Advocate and Activist | Carl Sagan and the Tradition of Science | Articles and Essays | Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond | Digital Collections
- Sagan's Thinking and Writing Process | Carl Sagan and the Tradition of Science | Articles and Essays | Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond | Digital Collections
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Sagan, Carl. Contact: A Novel: Draft. 1984. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000023/.
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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/>.