Tom Swift Reader: 5 Vintage Sci-fi Masterpieces [NOOK Book]

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This 1061-page perfectly formatted ebook with a full Table of Contents is a compilation of 5 of the best "Tom Swift" sci-fi novels, which have entertained countless fans of the genre for years.

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Tom Swift Reader: 5 Vintage Sci-fi Masterpieces

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Overview

This 1061-page perfectly formatted ebook with a full Table of Contents is a compilation of 5 of the best "Tom Swift" sci-fi novels, which have entertained countless fans of the genre for years.

This reader includes:

1. Tom Swift in The City Of Gold or Marvelous Adventures Underground
by Victor Appleton
2. TOM SWIFT IN THE LAND OF WONDERS or The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold
BY VICTOR APPLETON
3. TOM SWIFT AND HIS WAR TANK or Doing His Bit For Uncle Sam By VICTOR APPLETON
4. TOM SWIFT AND HIS BIG TUNNEL or The Hidden City of the Andes by Victor Appleton
5. TOM SWIFT AND HIS UNDERSEA SEARCH or The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic
by VICTOR APPLETON

The persona of Tom Swift first appeared in 1910. New titles have been published as recently as 2007. Most of novels are centered on Swift's inventions, a number of which foresaw actual inventions.

Swift has had a metamorphosis over the years. However, Tom Swift books portray science and technology in a positive light, and the inventor is treated as a hero.

Translated into a many languages, the books have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Tom Swift has also been the subject of a board game and a television show.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012760913
  • Publisher: Publisher of One and Last Reporter Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 855,146
  • File size: 588 KB

Meet the Author

Tom Swift is the name of the main character in five series of American juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention and technology. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm.

His adventures were authored by a number of different ghostwriters over the years. Most of the books are published under the collective pseudonym Victor Appleton. The 33 volumes of the second series use the pseudonym Victor Appleton II.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2011

    Tom Swift Rocks!

    I read a couple of these stories years ago, but I decided to get this e-book and it has been a pleasant, nostalgic read. This stuff is still topical and it's an entertaining read. Forgot how good Swift was.

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  • Posted July 26, 2011

    Brought back memories

    I read a few of the Tom Swift novels when I was young. So I was surprised on how much they kept up with the times and how innovative and entertaining they are to me as an adult. I recommend this for all those who enjoy a does of sci-fi nostalgia. Great read for kids too, if you can get them off their video games.

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