HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (HITCHHIKER'S, NO 1)

By: ADAMS, DOUGLAS

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Ballantine Books 11/1/1995. New paperback. Store pick: Recommended by Ike, store employee.


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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . and] over much too soon."--The Washington Post Book World

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

Seconds before 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 began a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox--the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian (formerly Tricia McMillan), Zaphod's girlfriend, whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; and Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he's bought over the years.

Where are these pens? Why are we born? Why do we die? For all the answers, stick your thumb to the stars

Praise for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"A whimsical oddyssey . . . Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy."--Publishers Weekly

"Irresistable "--The Boston Globe

Title: HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (HITCHHIKER'S, NO 1)

Author Name: ADAMS, DOUGLAS

Categories: Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Store Picks,

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1995

ISBN Number: 0345391802

ISBN Number 13: 9780345391803

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: .

lbs: 0.38 lbs

Seller ID: 9780345391803N