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The Resource The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1., Douglas Adams, (electronic resource)

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1., Douglas Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1.
Title
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
Title remainder
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1.
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Adams
Title variation
hitchhikers guide to the galaxy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"IRRESISTIBLE!"--The Boston GlobeSeconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have") and a galaxy-full of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox--the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian, Zaphod's girlfriend (formally Tricia McMillan), whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student who is obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he bought over the..
Member of
Summary
Chronicles the off-beat and occasionally extraterrestrial journeys, notions, and acquaintances of galactic traveler Arthur Dent
Tone
Writing style
Character
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011987
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1952-2001
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Adams, Douglas
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
adult
Label
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1., Douglas Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FA4158BA-E122-4936-A558-A31E35348C8B
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307417138
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FA4158BA-E122-4936-A558-A31E35348C8B
Label
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy : The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Book 1., Douglas Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FA4158BA-E122-4936-A558-A31E35348C8B
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307417138
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FA4158BA-E122-4936-A558-A31E35348C8B

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