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Douglas Adams

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Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and educated at Cambridge. He was the author of five books in the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy, including The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; and Mostly Harmless. His other works include Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul; The Meaning of Liff and The Deeper Meaning of Liff (with John Lloyd); and Last Chance to See (with Mark Carwardine). His last book was the bestselling collection, The Salmon of Doubt, published posthumously in May 2002.

You can find more about Douglas Adam's life and works at douglasadams.com.

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The Deeper Meaning of Liff
A Dictionary of Things There Aren't Any Words for Yet--But There Ought to Be
Written by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Crown Archetype
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $9.99

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The Deeper Meaning of Liff
A Dictionary of Things There Aren't Any Words for Yet--But There Ought to Be
Written by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: April 19, 2005
Price: $13.99

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 25th Anniversary Edition
A Novel
Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $15.00

How shall we begin?

This is the story of a book called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy—not an Earth book, never published on Earth and, until the terrible catastrophe occurred, never seen or even heard of by any Earthman. Nevertheless, a wholly remarkable book.

or

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 27, 1995
Price: $7.99

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: June 23, 1997
Price: $15.00

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

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Last Chance to See

Written by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 13, 1992
Price: $16.00

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Last Chance to See

Written by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Life, the Universe and Everything

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: June 23, 1997
Price: $15.00

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Life, the Universe and Everything

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 27, 1995
Price: $7.99

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Life, the Universe and Everything

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $7.99

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Mostly Harmless

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: February 1, 2000
Price: $7.99

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Mostly Harmless

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: October 19, 1993
Price: $14.00

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Mostly Harmless

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $7.99

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: June 23, 1997
Price: $15.00

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 27, 1995
Price: $7.99

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $7.99

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The Salmon of Doubt
Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time
Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $7.99

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The Salmon of Doubt

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: July 29, 2003
Price: $15.00

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The Salmon of Doubt
Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time
Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $7.99

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $7.99

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: March 29, 1999
Price: $7.99

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $14.00

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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: eBook, 832 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Written by Douglas Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: April 30, 2002
Price: $20.00

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