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War of the Worlds: Mars' Invasion of Earth, Inciting Panic and Inspiring Terror from H.G. Wells to Orson Welles
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War of the Worlds: Mars' Invasion of Earth, Inciting Panic and Inspiring Terror from H.G. Wells to Orson Welles

by Ben Bova, H. G. Wells, Ray Bradbury
 

Winner of the 2001 Book of the Year Award by Foreword Magazine for Pop Culture, The War of the Worlds has been revised and updated for this new paperback edition. The audio CD includes the complete 1938 Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast, along with Orson Welles’s press conference from the next day, a rare interview between Orson Welles and H.G. Wells and

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Winner of the 2001 Book of the Year Award by Foreword Magazine for Pop Culture, The War of the Worlds has been revised and updated for this new paperback edition. The audio CD includes the complete 1938 Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast, along with Orson Welles’s press conference from the next day, a rare interview between Orson Welles and H.G. Wells and clips from a later version of "War of the Worlds." The book includes the story behind the "Panic Broadcast," the radio play script, biographical information on H.G. and Orson and the complete text of H.G. Wells’s classic, "The War of the Worlds"-in addition, the book features lavish black-and-white and color photographs and illustrations.

"Two words: absolutely priceless. To have all the aspects of this classic story and historic moment in American broadcast media wrapped into one finely researched package is fantastic."-Today’s Librarian

"With all of this information gathered into a neat package, young adults have an opportunity to read, listen and learn about one of the most important events of radio history and a science-fiction classic."-Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570719851
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
paperback w/ CD
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.75(d)

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