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Stranger in a Strange Land
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840L
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Published:
Blackstone Publishing 1996
Format:
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Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
04/01/1996
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781483068916
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.6, 25 Points
Lexile measure:
840
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APA Citation (style guide)

Robert A. Heinlein. (1996). Stranger in a Strange Land. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robert A. Heinlein. 1996. Stranger in a Strange Land. Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land. Blackstone Publishing, 1996.

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Robert A. Heinlein. Stranger in a Strange Land. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 1996.

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        Robert Anson Heinlein (1907–1988) took a variety of jobs before beginning to write science fiction in 1939. He became the dominant science fiction writer of the modern era, a writer whose influence on the field was immense. He won science fiction's Hugo Award for best novel seven times, and several of his books were New York Times bestsellers. In 1975 he received the first Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement.

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After his tutelage under a surrogate father figure, Valentine begins his transformation into a kind of messiah. His exceptional abilities lead him to become many things to many people: freak, scam artist, media commodity, searcher, free love pioneer, neon evangelist, and martyr.

Heinlein won his second Hugo Award for this novel, sometimes called his "divine comedy" and often called his masterpiece. This Blackstone audiobook is the "as published" version, read from an Ace paperback published in 1987. The full, uncut text was not made available until 1991.

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