Harry Bates wrote this classic short story/novella in 1940 for Astounding science fiction magazine. His story was adapted into two movies in 1951 and 2008, both titled "The Day the Earth Stood Still." Hollywood made many changes for the movies.
This book is a reprint of the original story published by the magazine. Both the print and the ebook versions include historical background and a brief biography of Harry Bates as well as a list of more than 300 stories and novels about first-contact. This is the only annotated version of the story in paperback or as an ebook on Amazon.com.
The ebook and print book are also available on most of Amazon's international websites. Simply go to the appropriate site and search for Farewell to the Master