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The War of the Worlds
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Paw Prints
Publication date August 11, 2008
Pages 308
Binding Prebinding
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781439541524
ISBN-10 1439541523
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.62 lbs.
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Original list price $13.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Famous for the mistaken panic that ensued from Orson Welles’s 1938 radio dramatization, The War of the Worlds remains one of the most influential of all science fiction works. The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. Naïve locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag—only to be quickly killed by an all-destroying heat ray, as terrifying tentacled invaders emerge. Soon the whole of human civilization is under threat as powerful Martians build gigantic killing machines, destroying all life in their path with black gas and burning ray. The forces of Earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they appear.

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