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Stranger in a strange land

Author: Robert A Heinlein
Publisher: New York : Ace, [2018]. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second Ace trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A young man from Mars comes to Earth & must learn our strange ways. After his arrival on Earth from his home on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith becomes the founder and pastor of a new religious sect and the sensation he creates teaches Earth some unforgettable lessons, including grokking, watersharing, and love. One of the greatest science fiction novels ever published, Stranger in a Strange Land's original manuscript  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Heinlein
ISBN: 0441788386 9780441788385
OCLC Number: 1091628986
Notes: "The original uncut version of the bestselling classic"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : Putnam's, 1961.
"With a preface by Virginia Heinlein."--Page 4 of cover
Description: xi, 513 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: His maculate origin--His preposterous heritage--His eccentric education--His scandalous career--His happy destiny.
Responsibility: Robert A. Heinlein.

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A young man from Mars comes to Earth & must learn our strange ways. After his arrival on Earth from his home on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith becomes the founder and pastor of a new religious sect and the sensation he creates teaches Earth some unforgettable lessons, including grokking, watersharing, and love. One of the greatest science fiction novels ever published, Stranger in a Strange Land's original manuscript had 60,000 words cut. Here at last, is the complete, uncut version of Heinlein's all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a best seller to a classic in a few short years. -- Publisher description

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