Life, the universe, and everything
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Published:
New York : Harmony Books, c1982.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Book club ed.
Physical Desc:
182 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
East - Adult Fiction
Fiction Adams
Description
"Wild satire . . . The feckless protagonist, Arthur Dent, is reminiscent of Vonnegut heroes."-- Chicago Tribune The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation. They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomitable vice president of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-president of the galaxy; and Trillian, the sexy space cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed Beeblebrox. How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew knows as they try to avert "universal" Armageddon and save life as we know it--and don't know it! "Adams is one of those rare treasures: an author who, one senses, has as much fun writing as one has reading."-- Arizona Daily Star
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780345391827 (mass pbk.), 0345391829 (mass pbk), 9780345418906 (pbk.), 0345418905 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.6, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
1010
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APA Citation (style guide)

Adams, D. (1982). Life, the universe, and everything. Book club ed. New York: Harmony Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001. 1982. Life, the Universe, and Everything. New York: Harmony Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001, Life, the Universe, and Everything. New York: Harmony Books, 1982.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Adams, Douglas. Life, the Universe, and Everything. Book club ed. New York: Harmony Books, 1982. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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