Audio Recording Contact chapter three: Dictated section of novel
Carl Sagan, transcribed, 1984-01-27 (part 1)
Carl Sagan, transcribed, 1984-01-27 (part 3)
Carl Sagan, transcribed, 1984-01-27 (part 2)
About this Item
- Contact chapter three: Dictated section of novel
- 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)
- - Sound
- - These audio recordings are part of the first draft of Carl Sagan's novel Contact. Sagan dictated much of his writing and correspondence. Contact 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.
- Cassette Tape
- The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
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Sagan, Carl. Contact chapter three: Dictated section of novel. 1984. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000111/.
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Sagan, C. (1984) Contact chapter three: Dictated section of novel. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000111/.
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Sagan, Carl. Contact chapter three: Dictated section of novel. 1984. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000111/>.