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The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1

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Chronicles the off-beat and occasionally extraterrestrial journeys, notions, and acquaintences of galactic traveler Arthur Dent.
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9780345391803
9781400052929
9780795328176
9780739349366
9781439504581
143950458
9780307417138
9780671527211
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full_title hitchhiker s guide to the galaxy
author adams douglas
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lastUpdate 2017-09-19 21:15:59PM

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display_description Overview: How shall we begin? This is the story of a book called The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy-not an Earth book, never published on Earth and, until the terrible catastrophe occurred, never seen or even heard of by any Earthman. Nevertheless, a wholly remarkable book. -Or- This is the story of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a number-one best seller in England, a weekly radio series with millions of fanatic listeners, and soon to be a television spectacle on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. -or- This is the story of Arthur Dent, who, seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, is plucked off the planet by his friend, Ford Prefect, who has been posing as an out-of-work actor for the last fifteen years but is really a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Together they begin a journey through the galaxy aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, with the words don't panic written on the front. ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have."). In their travels they meet: Zaphod Beeblebrox-the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch President of the Galaxy; Trillian-Zaphod's girl friend, formerly Tricia McMillan, whom Arthur once tried to pick up at a cocktail party; Marvin-a paranoid android, a brilliant but chronically depressed robot; Veet Voojagig-former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he bought over the years. To find the answers to these burning questions: Why are we born? Why do we die? And why do we spend so much time in between wearing digital watches? read The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. But remember -- don't panic, and don't forget to bring a towel. The story of a British earthling plucked from his planet, and his subsequent adventures elsewhere in the universe.
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series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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title The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1
title_alt Guide to the galaxy, Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy (Novel)
title_display The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
title_full The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [electronic resource] Adams, Douglas., The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy / Douglas Adams, The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy [mass market] / Douglas Adams
title_short The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
title_sort hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
title_sub The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1
topic Action & Adventure FICTION, Action & Adventure Science Fiction, Dent, Arthur (Fictitious character) Fiction, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Humorous FICTION, Prefect, Ford (Fictitious character) Fiction, Prefect, Ford Fiction, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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