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    Author Lem, Stanisław

    Unif Title Solaris. English
    Title Solaris / Stanislaw Lem ; translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin and Steve Cox
    Imprint San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., 2002, ©1987


    Descript 204 pages ; 20 cm
    Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Walker, 1970
    "A Harvest book."
    Summary "When psychologist Kris Kelvin arrives at the planet Solaris to study the ocean that covers its surface, he finds himself confronting a painful memory embodied in the physical likeness of a past lover. Kelvin learns that hs is not alone in this, and that other crews examining the planet are plagued with their own repressed and newly real memories. Could it be, as Solaris scientists speculate, that the ocean may be a massive neural center creating these memories, for a reason no one can identify? Long considered a classic, Solaris asks the question: Can we understand the universe around us without first understanding what lies within?"--Back cover
    Subject Life on other planets -- Fiction
    Emotions -- Fiction
    Genre Science fiction.
    Polish fiction -- 20th century.
    Alt Author Kilmartin, Joanna
    Cox, Steve
    ISBN/ISSN 0156027607

    Library Shelving Location Electronic Link Call Number and Holdings Request Status
    Bard Bard Stevenson Library   PG7158.L39 S613 1987 AVAILABLE
    Colgate CASE Main   PG7158.L39 S6513 2002 AVAILABLE
    Vassar Main   PG7158.L39 S613 2002 MISSING