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    • The Planets

    • By: Dava Sobel
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    The sun's family of planets become a familiar place in this personal account of the lives of other worlds. Sobel explores the planets' origins and oddities through the lens of popular culture, from astrology, mythology, and science fiction to art, music, poetry, biography, and history. This intimate account is filled with fascination, beauty, and surprise.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb story of our changing views of the planets

    • By Ethan on 11-03-05

    Regular price: $15.93