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This is a really good and well written story that is relevant today as it was 30 years ago.... but... the typesetting and spell-checking is dreadful: it looks as though it has been left to a computer program to format and hasn't been proofread afterwards.
This was required reading for my daughter's school. I bought the book used. Was pleasantly surprised that the book was hardback (I was expecting paperback) and in wonderful condition. I also received it alot sooner than expected.
This is a rare case where the movie is a as good as the book. They can be very different in key areas, like most good book/movie comparisons. But the book definitely stands on its own. One of the last projects from the great Carl Sagan this is a must read for any sci fi fan, or amateur cosmologist.