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Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) is widely acknowledged to be the most important and influential American science fiction author of the twentieth century. He won science fiction's Hugo Award for Best Novel four times, and in addition, three of his novels were given Retrospective Hugos fifty years after publication. He won Science Fiction Writers of America's first Grand Master Award for his lifetime achievement. Born in Butler, Missouri, Heinlein graduated from the United States Naval Academy and served as an officer in the navy for five years. He started writing to help pay off his mortgage, and his first story was published in Astounding Science-Fiction magazine in 1939. In 1947, he published a story in The Saturday Evening Post, making him the first science-fiction writer to break into the mainstream market. Long involved in politics, Heinlein was deeply affected by events such as the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Cold War, and his fiction tended to convey strong social and political messages. His many influential novels include Starship Troopers, Stranger in a Strange Land, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, and Time Enough for Love.

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A never-before-published masterpiece from science fiction’s greatest writer, rediscovered after more than half a century.

Variable Star

Robert A. Heinlein and Spider Robinson
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

From Science Fiction Grand Master Robert A. Heinlein, the New York Times bestselling author of Starship Troopers, comes Variable Star, an unfinished novel originally conceived...

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Requiem

Robert A. Heinlein; Edited by Yoji Kondo
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Tor Books

Requiem is a compelling celebration of Robert A. Heinlein and his vision, containing many rare, uncollected works by the Grand Master of science fiction, including the novellas Destination...

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Space Cadet

Robert A. Heinlein
Tor/Forge
Orb Books

Space Cadet is the seminal novel of a young man's education as a member of an elite, paternalistic non-military organization of leaders dedicated to preserving human civilization,...

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Our Noble, Essential Decency

Our Noble, Essential Decency

Robert A. Heinlein; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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Glory Road

Tor/Forge
Orb Books

E. C. "Scar" Gordon was on the French Riviera recovering from a tour of combat in Southeast Asia , but he hadn't given up his habit of scanning the Personals in the newspaper. One ad in particular...

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