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Tales of Pirx the Pilot - by Stanislaw Lem (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 216

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Science Fiction

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Mariner Books

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Stanislaw Lem

Language: English

Street Date: November 30, 1990
TCIN: 77014386
UPC: 9780156881500
Item Number (DPCI): 247-24-1508
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Translation of: Opowiâesci o pilocie Pirxie.



Book Synopsis



In Pilot Pirx, Lem has created an irresistibly likable character: an astronaut who gives the impression of still navigating by the seat of his pants-a bumbler but an inspired one. By investing Pirx with a range of human foibles, Lem offers a wonderful vision of the audacity, childlike curiosity, and intuition that can give humans the courage to confront outer space. Translated by Louis Iribarne. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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