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Travel to other planets is a reality, and with overpopulation stretching the resources of Earth, the necessity to find habitable worlds is growing ever more urgent. With no time to wait years for communication between slower-than-light spaceships and home, the Long Range Foundation explores an unlikely solution—human telepathy.
Identical twins Tom and Pat are enlisted to be the human radios that will keep the ships in contact with Earth, but one of them has to stay behind while the other explores the depths of space. In Time for the Stars, the legendary Robert Henlein gives us a rip roaring novel full of space age wonder and classic storytelling.
"He rewrote U.S. science fiction as a whole in his own image. Robert A. Heinlein may have been the all-time most important writer of genre science fiction."—The Science Fiction Encyclopedia
"[Heinlein] made footsteps big enough for a whole country to follow. And it was our country that did it . . . We proceed down a path marked by his ideas. He showed us where the future is."—Tom Clancy
"The word that comes to mind for [Heinlein] is essential. As a writer—eloquent, impassioned, technically innovative—he reshaped science fiction in a way that defined it for every writer who followed him . . . He was the most significant science fiction writer since H. G. Wells."—Robert Silverberg