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Childhood's End (Del Rey Impact) (original 1953; edition 2001)
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke (Author) (1953)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0345347951, Mass Market Paperback)Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends--and then the age of Mankind begins....
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The author questions the survival of mankind in this science fiction tale about Overlords from outer space who dominate the world.
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