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Red Planet Paperback – September 26, 2006
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A network of beacons allows ships to travel across the Milky Way at beyond the speed of light. The beacons are built to be robust. They never fail. At least, they aren't supposed to. Learn more
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Jim Marlowe is a youngster living on Mars, and he has a "pet"-friend named Willis. Willis is a "bouncer," a furry little guy of some intelligence whose most amazing quality is an innate capability to reproduce exactly anything he hears. Jim takes Willis with him when he and his friend Frank go off to school. The new headmaster makes life miserable for all the boys with his military discipline, and he has the audacity to take Willis away from Jim and lock him away in his office.Read more ›
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I first read this in 1949 and re-read it every few years. Heinlein's books for teens may be outdated now due to the knowledge we have gained about the universe, but they are also... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Aris Painter
Heinlein's juveniles are just super fun to read. This is just a good fun book.Published 10 days ago by David
Not enough material after the book to "show" how our fearless editor ambused RAH's book with her endless editing. I expected more based on the description. Read morePublished 3 months ago by wfm
This is one of Heinlein's great juvenile science fiction stories. It showcases the world view that people are in charge of their own fates. Read morePublished 4 months ago by sky
I read this first when I was in 6th grade. Mr. Heinlein's sci-if adventures captivated me then and re-reading them a half century later brings back a wonderful mix of nostalgia and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tom
A copy of this book was sent to me about 45 years ago by my English pen pal. At the time it was one of the best books I had ever read and it started me on years of collecting... Read morePublished 5 months ago by The Book Slug
I read the 'author's cut' of Stranger in a Strange Land and scratched my head, wondering how they could have edited it down as far as they did. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Harlan R. Ribnik