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Glide Path

by Arthur C. Clarke

Condition: Good


Penguin Publishing Group, 1973. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

Glide Path is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke, published in 1963. Clarke's only non-science fiction novel, it is set during World War II, and tells a fictionalized version of the development of the radar-based ground-controlled approach (called "ground-controlled descent" in the novel) aircraft landing system. It is based on Clarke's own wartime service with the Royal Air Force, during which he worked on the GCA project.


  • Bookseller: ThriftBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: G0451127064I3N00
  • Title: Glide Path
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Format/binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0451127064
  • ISBN 13: 9780451127068
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Place: Canada
  • Date published: 1973


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