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From The Earth To The Moon

  • Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne?s prophetic novel of man?s race to the stars is a classic adventure tale enlivened by broad satire and scientific acumen. When the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves lacking any urgent assignments at the close of the Civil War, their president,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • A prophetic work where Verne's astounding imagination is presented. In the absence of any adventurous work at the end of Civil War, the President of Gun Club decides to send a projectile to the moon. The decision escalates world-wide excitement and wagers. The steps and procedures and ultimately the final outcome of the plan have been beautifully...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Nearly a century before NASA, a visionary novelist wrote this adventure classic about an international space race. Jules Verne's eerily prophetic fantasy unfolds at the close of the American Civil War, as three artillerymen resolve to build a gun big enough to propel a manned rocket to the moon. Enlivened by broad satire, this rollicking tale recounts...

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013
  • Science Fiction Ahead of its Time From the Earth to the Moon by H.G. Wells When the Baltimore gun club decides to

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
  • Jules Verne is a very prolific nineteenth-century French writer whose numerous works are believed to establish the pillars of the science fiction genre. Many of his ideas and fanciful conceptions predicted actual scientific realizations of the twentieth century. In From the Earth to the Moon(1865), the story takes place in America after the American...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • One of the earliest science fantasy stories ever written, From the Earth to the Moon follows three wealthy members of a post-Civil War gun club who design and build an enormous columbiad -- and ride a spaceship fired from it all the way to the moon!

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2013
  • From the Earth to the Moon (1865) is a humorous science fantasy novel by Jules Verne and is one of the earliest entries in that genre. It tells the story of three well-to-do members of a post-American Civil War gun club who build an enormous sky-facing columbiad and launch themselves in a projectile/spaceship from it to a Moon landing. The story is...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • A team of nineteenth-century American engineers builds a rocket to the moon in this visionary novel from the author of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days During the Civil War, the members of the Baltimore Gun Club delighted themselves by designing artillery the likes of which the world had never seen....

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2016
  • When the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves lacking any urgent assignments at the close of the Civil War, their president, Impey Barbicane, proposes that they build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon.

    Publisher : Digireads.com Publishing
    published : 2004
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