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The Resource Cities in flight, James Blish

Cities in flight, James Blish

Label
Cities in flight
Title
Cities in flight
Statement of responsibility
James Blish
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the very best must-read SF novels of all time.
Biographical or historical data
James Blish (1921-75) studied microbiology at Rutgers and then served as a medical laboratory technician in the US army during the Second World War. Among his best known books are CITIES IN FLIGHT, A CASE OF CONSCIENCE, for which he won the HUGO in 1959 for Best Novel, DOCTOR MIRABILIS, BLACK EASTER and THE DAY AFTER JUDGEMENT.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1921-1975
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Blish, James
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
S.F. masterworks
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  • Science fiction
  • Space and time
  • Science Fiction
Summary expansion
James Blish's galaxy-spanning masterwork, originally published in four volumes, explores a future in which two crucial discoveries - antigravity devices which enable whole cities to be lifted from the Earth to become giant spaceships, and longevity drugs which enable their inhabitants to live for thousands of years - lead to the establishment of a unique Galactic empire
Target audience
general
Label
Cities in flight, James Blish
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780575094178
Dimensions
20x13x4 cm.
Extent
640 p.
Isbn
9780575094178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Cities in flight, James Blish
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780575094178
Dimensions
20x13x4 cm.
Extent
640 p.
Isbn
9780575094178
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

Library Locations

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      Shepherds Bush Road Hammersmith, London, W6 7AT, GB
      51.4948594 -0.2239664
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