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A film adaptation of the novel starring Jodie Foster was released in 1997. Contents 1 Plot summary 2 Publication history 3 See also 4 Similar books 5 References 6 External links [ edit ] Plot summary Eleanor "Ellie" Arroway is the director of "Project Argus," in

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them in a drink for fear that the alcohol would affect his logic faculties. In Star Trek: First Contact , when the Vulcans first met Zefram Cochrane , he served them alcoholic beverages, which they took in lieu of dancing. In "non-canon" Trek-related literature, such as the novelization of

First contact (science fiction) print that page


xenophobia , transcendentalism , and basic linguistics by adapting the anthropological topic of first contact to extraterrestrial cultures. Though beyond the scope of this article, the concept of 'first contact ' extends into philosophical realms, particularly when discussing how the human

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insulated brackets, typically at intervals of 10 feet (3.0 metres) or so. The trains have metal contact blocks called "shoes" which make contact with the conductor rail. The traction current is returned to the generating station through the running rails. The conductor rail is usually made

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released on the condition of enlistment in the army. Cecilia has become a nurse. She cuts off all contact with her family because of the part they took in sending Robbie to jail. Robbie and Cecilia have only been in contact by letter, since she was not allowed to visit him in prison. Before

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in interplanetary affairs. There have been a few exceptions, such as the alien-initiated first contact that begins the 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still , and the Vulcan -initiated first contact that concludes the 1996 film Star Trek: First Contact (although after a failed invasion

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Kim Philby print that pageTimeline of Kim Philby


had fled to France in 1933. [ 6 ] Dobb, himself a Communist sympathiser, also placed Philby in contact with the Comintern underground in Vienna , Austria. [ edit ] Vienna Whilst in Vienna, working to aid refugees from Nazi Germany, Philby met and fell in love with Litzi Friedmann (né

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and book publishers who are open to submissions from fiction writers. Listings provide current contact information, editorial needs, schedules, submission guidelines, and payment and contract terms. All listings are updated annually. [ edit ] The Articles In addition to the market listings

The Spook Who Sat by the Door (novel) print that page


the CIA and returns to work in the social services in Chicago. Upon his return, Freeman makes contact with the Cobras, a gang that was previously immune to contact from social agencies. Immediately Freeman begins recruiting young black men living in the inner city of Chicago to become

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strange ways and sent him off to boarding school. Instead, Mullet Fingers ran away, with his sole contact being Beatrice. Roy, curious of the boy he saw earlier (at the beginning of the story) begins investigating and, after some initial setbacks, eventually not only makes Mullet Fingers'