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Tom Swift and his 3-D Telejector
by Victor Appleton II [pseudonym]; illustrated by Edward Moritz.

Published 1964 by Grosset & Dunlap Inc. in New York, NY .
Written in English.

About the Book

A weird green object has appeared in outer space! The United States Government requests Tom Swift Jr. to investigate this menace to earth's radio communications and threat to national security. But the Orb exerts an electromagnetic power that endangers Tom's spaceship and he is forced to return to earth.

Since it is impossible to land men, Tom designs robot astronauts, equipped with his new three-dimensional TV cameras as "eyes," to probe the Orb. While working feverishly to perfect his Video Viking robots, the young inventor discovers that the Orb has succeeded in communicating its hostility to a ruthless scientific group on earth and has ordered the leader of Q to destroy Swift Enterprises.

After vanquishing his earth enemies, Tom launches his robots. The startling three-dimensional images of an unheard-of phenomenon that the Video Vikings send back during their probe of the Orb result in Tom's making another attempt at a manned landing.

The dramatic showdown with the master brain of the Green Orb climaxes one of the most daring space exploits in the young scientist-inventor's thrilling career.

Edition Notes

Description from book cover.

Series
Tom Swift Jr. #24
Genre
Juvenile fiction.
Copyright Date
1964

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.A653 Th

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
177 p., ill.
Number of pages
177
Dimensions
20 cm

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5930219M
LC Control Number
64055928
OCLC/WorldCat
3480953

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