From the Earth to the Moon


by Jules Verne, 213 pages


Item Number: 4180

This book for the blind is offered in Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille. What is Grade 2 Braille? Purchase in Unified English Braille

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Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne's prophetic novel of man's race to the stars is a story of rip-roaring action, humor, and wild imagination. From the Earth to the Moon spins a tale (set in 1865) filled with broad satire as well as scientific acumen.

When the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves lacking any urgent assignments at the close of the Civil War, their president, Impey Barbicane, proposes that they build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon. But when Barbicane's adversary places a huge wager that the project will fail and a daring volunteer elevates the mission to a "manned" flight, one man's dream turns into an international space race.

Package Weight: about 4 pounds.

(From the Treasured Classics shelf.)