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A Fall of Moondust by  Arthur C Clarke - 1961 - from Bromer Booksellers and Biblio.co.uk

A Fall of Moondust

by Clarke, Arthur C

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NY: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc, 1961. First edition. Inscribed by Clarke to legendary editor, agent, and collector Forrest Ackerman, who is often referred to as "Mr. Science Fiction." Tourists crash on the Moon and are buried in fifty feet of moon dust. The rescue completes the picture. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper with light sunning to edges and minor wear to spine head.


A Fall of Moondust is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1961. It was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel, and was the first science fiction novel selected to become a Reader's Digest Condensed Book. By the 21st century, the Moon has been colonized, and is open to tourists who can afford the trip. Some of them are trapped after a lunar quake. Can they be rescued?




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