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2001, a space odyssey: Space Odyssey Series, Book 1

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IL: UG - BL: 9 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
1060L
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The classic science fiction novel that captures and expands on the vision of Stanley Kubrick's immortal film--and changed the way we look at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man ventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other. This allegory about humanity's exploration of the universe--and the universe's reaction to humanity--is a hallmark achievement in storytelling that follows the crew of the spacecraft Discovery as they embark on a mission to Saturn. Their vessel is controlled by HAL 9000, an artificially intelligent supercomputer capable of the highest level of cognitive functioning that rivals--and perhaps threatens--the human mind. Grappling with space exploration, the perils of technology, and the limits of human power, 2001: A Space Odyssey continues to be an enduring classic of cinematic scope.
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9780881032635
9780451457998
9780451452733
9780451198495
9781101664155
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 9, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
1060L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-09-15 09:01:34AM
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subject_facet Computers -- Fiction
Human-computer interaction -- Fiction
Movie novels
Science fiction
Space vehicles -- Fiction
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title_full 2001, a space odyssey / by Arthur C. Clarke ; based on a screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke ; with a new introduction by the author
2001: A Space Odyssey Space Odyssey Series, Book 1
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Computers
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Human-computer interaction
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Space vehicles
Thriller