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The moon is a harsh mistress

Author: Robert A Heinlein; Lloyd James
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 1967 Hugo award, this novel marked Heinlein's partial return to his best form. He draws many historical parallels with the War of Independence, and clearly shows his own libertarian political views. In what is considered one of his most hair-raising, thought-provoking, and outrageous adventures, the master of modern Sci-Fi tells the strange story of an even stranger world--twenty-first century Luna, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)44456415
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Heinlein; Lloyd James
ISBN: 0786155140 9780786155149
OCLC Number: 85854813
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 14:11:57.
Performer(s): Read by Lloyd James.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 204104 KB; MP3 file size: 400236 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Robert A. Heinlein.

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Winner of the 1967 Hugo award, this novel marked Heinlein's partial return to his best form. He draws many historical parallels with the War of Independence, and clearly shows his own libertarian political views. In what is considered one of his most hair-raising, thought-provoking, and outrageous adventures, the master of modern Sci-Fi tells the strange story of an even stranger world--twenty-first century Luna, a harsh penal colony where a revolt is plotted between a bashful computer and a ragtag collection of maverick humans--a revolt that goes beautifully until the inevitable happens. But the problem with the inevitable is that it always happens.

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