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Carl Sagan


USA flag (1934 - 1996)
Father of Nick Sagan

Sagan was Dir. of the Laboratory for Planetary Studies and David Duncan Prof. of Astronomy and Space Sciences at Cornell University. He played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking and Voyager expeditions to the planets and was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for literature. He died in 1996.
 
 
Novels
   Contact (1985)
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Carl Sagan recommends
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The Listeners (1972)
James Gunn
"One of the very best fictional portrayals of contact with extraterrestial intelligence ever written!"

Awards
1986 Locus Award for Best First Novel : Contact

Award nominations
1986 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Contact
1986 Astounding Award for Best New Writer (nominee) : Contact


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