From The Earth To The Moon
And Round The MooneBook - 2016
Originally published in 1865, "From the Earth to the Moon" tells the story of the members of an American gun club and their plan to build a gigantic sky-facing gun with the intention of sending three people to the moon. Contents include: "The Gun Club", "President Barbicane's Communication", "Effect of the President's Communication", "Reply from the Observatory of Cambridge", "The Romance of the Moon", "Permissive Limits of Ignorance and Belief in the United States", "The Hymn of the Cannon-Ball", "History of the Cannon", "The Question of the Cannon", et cetera. This volume is now republished in a readily available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Publisher: [United States] : Read Books Ltd. : Made available through hoopla, 2016
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Round the moon