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The Balloonist free pdf A critical sensation when first published in 1976, The Balloonist marries an intense love story with a gripping sci-fi adventure in the style of Jules Verne. The tale follows an attempt by a Swedish Scientist, an American journalist and a French speaking adventurer to be the first to set foot on the North Pole, travelling there and back by hot air balloon. In 2006, Philip Pullman brought attention back to this classic, highlighting the immense talent of a writer who had been overlooked for years. Pullman offers an introduction to this much deserved reissue.

About MacDonald Harris

Donald Heiney (MacDonald Harris was a pseudonym) was born in 1921. After serving in the Merchant Marine and the Navy, he joined the faculty of University of California, Irvine, where he taught writers including Michael Chabon. He died in 1993.

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Author : MacDonald Harris
Publisher : Galileo Publishers
Data Published : 06 October 2011
ISBN : 1903385105
EAN : 9781903385104
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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