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Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle

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Published by 1st World Library - Literary Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • General,
  • Literary Collections / General,
  • American - General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12438699M
    ISBN 101595408029
    ISBN 109781595408020
    OCLC/WorldCa70802255

    Tom and his cronies and the rival party are off to Honduras on a treasure hunt. In record time, to boot. Tom reluctantly agrees to join the search for the sunken steamship SS Pandora and a million dollars in gold coins. Rogers Cover Art: Walter S.

    In addition to publication in the United States, Tom Swift books have been published extensively in England, and translated into NorwegianFrenchIcelandicand Finnish. Berners-Lee was so impressed with the idea of a machine-network that he started experimenting with his own real life version, until he finally attended MIT and invented the world wide web. Tom invents the Wizrd camera and constructs a new airship, the Flyer. When we talk about the influences of science fiction on the real world, we often look to sci-fi movies and TV shows. Tom has invented a searchlight brighter than any other.

    The Airline Express hasn't been profitable and his Talking Pictures isn't either. The fully-fledged imagery of the Metaverse inspired him to create the online game Second Life, which in turn inspired a whole slew of virtual worlds and customizable digital avatars. There are a few minor factual errors, such as the author's claim that Edward wrote the early Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew books, among other minor gaffs. Tom and Ned get carjacked twice and must use their wits to escape.


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Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle book

If you search hard enough, you can even find a Tom Swift Jr. A smaller, lighter, and faster, yet equally luxurious cousin to the destroyed Red Cloud, it has all the comforts of the previous airship, plus extended range and the ability to run the driving propellers in "stealth mode" via auxiliary electric motors.

Cast of assorted steamship passengers and sailors - Provide an admiring audience when Tom zaps an attacking whale with his rifle during their trans-Atlantic voyage.

Likes to shout a lot. He was also a bit of an eccentric and liked to bless everyone and everything in his vicinity! He knows of a place in the jungles of South America where a race of giants live. All IP addresses in Germany are blocked.

Project Gutenberg believes the Court has no jurisdiction over the matter, but until the issue is resolved, it will comply. Damon and the ailing Barton are staying.

There's nothing in these books you won't find in Mark Twain's ; indeed, Victor Appleton, author of the Tom Swift series, was 11 years old when Huck Finn was published, and his first Tom Swift novel appeared inthe year Mark Twain died.

Scientist and television presenter Bill Nye said the books helped "make me who I am", and inspired him to launch his own young adult series. The craft must be built and the voyage must be completed in 6 months time.

Oh-for-two in the airship design department, since both crash. Genius here begins to recapitulate earlier myths of the mad scientist whose technological and scientific ambitions are so out of harmony with nature and contemporary science that the results are usually unfortunate.

King of the Natives - No name given. One of these readers was American inventor Simon Lake, who became enamored by the idea of undersea travel after reading about Captain Nemo's adventures. Baggert, functions as a surrogate mother. Ffinally a skyscraper in nearby Newmarket burns and the call is out for Tom's latest invention, an aerial fire suppression system.

Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle

No "magazine capacity" is quoted, but Tom never seems to have to reload. Mary Nestor : Tom's sweetheart from Mansburg. They didn't go twenty thousand leagues deep into the sea.

Looking Backward is spookily accurate about how credit cards work, right down to having a receipt for both customer and merchant. It lists all the books in the Stratemeyer canon with publication information. A World Exposition in which airplanes feature highly is to be held in San Francisco shortly and both want to be the first to be there.

A quick application of cash settles ruffled feathers, and some unspecified safety features are added to the weapon, to prevent a recurrence of the accident. Eventually, he began building vehicles and devices of his own design, far more advanced than anything existing at the time.Nov 30,  · Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle, published in New York in under the pen name Victor Appleton, is typical of the literature of its time: an imperialist adventure tale.

Book is clean and tight. Moderate shelf wear. Has tanning on the pages and page edges. PO's name and inscription is written on the first free page. We put track Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle. By: Victor Appleton. Price: $ $ Quantity: 1 available. Book Condition: Collectible - Good.

Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. American boys' fiction under pseudonym used by the /5. Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle, or, Daring Adventures in Elephant Land is a young adult novel written by Victor Appleton.

Back to the Future: The Tom Swift Jr. Collection

It is Volume 10 in the original Tom Swift. Fun fact: the book that directly is the source of inspiration, Tom Swift and the Electric Rifle (), has not aged well. The electric rifle is used often in the book against a. Apr 14,  · Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle () by Victor Appleton.

Book 10 in the Tom Swift Series Daring Adventures in Elephant land. BY VICTOR APPLETON. AUTHOR OF "TOM SWIFT AND HIS MOTOR-CYCLE," "TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIRSHIP," "TOM SWIFT AND HIS WIRELESS MESSAGE," "TOM SWIFT IN THE CAVES OF ICE," ETC. ILLUSTRATED.