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The Best of Robert Heinlein 1947-1959

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The Green Hills of Earth / Long Watch / Man Who Sold the Moon / All You Zombies
Mass Market Paperback, 154 pages
Published May 19th 1977 by Sphere (first published January 1st 1973)
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Aug 06, 2015 Kevin Findley rated it liked it
I'm certain I've read all these tales individually in the past, but this is the first time I've read them all together. Perhaps it's nostalgia playing against them, but they really don't seem like Heinlein's best from that 12 year period.

Each tale is a good one and both RAH fans and SF fans in general need to read them. Find a good copy in a used bookstore like I did and enjoy a couple hours in the past's future.
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Shelves: sf, sf-september
The standout is The Man Who Sold The Moon.
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Robert Anson Heinlein was an American novelist and science fiction writer. Often called "the dean of science fiction writers", he is one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of "hard science fiction".

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