From the Earth to the Moon

eAudio - unabridged
(5.28 hours)
Product Number: OB48559
Released: 01 Jan, 2006
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781481548342
Narrator(s): Bernard Mayes
Please log in to view pricing


Written more than a century before man landed on the moon, this classic adventure tale has proved to be one of Jules Verne's most prophetic. It is also a forerunner of today's science fiction.At the close of the Civil War, the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves unemployed and bored. Finally, their president, Impey Barbicane, proposes a new project: build a gun big enough to launch a rocket to the moon. But when a daring volunteer elevates the mission to a "manned" flight, one man's dream turns into an international space race.This is a story of rollicking action, humor, and vibrant imagination, full of both satire and scientific insight.

Author(s): Jules Verne
Original Publish Date: 01 Jan, 2006

All Formats/Editions

Author(s): Jules Verne
Product Number WEB34069
Released: 11 Oct, 2013
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781304132482
Author(s): Jules Verne
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB307266
Released: 01 Dec, 2013
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
Publisher: Start Classics
ISBN: #9781627938495

Stay up to date with W.F.Howes news and announcements

The Home of Audiobooks, Digital Services & Large Print