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Glory Road

Heinlein, Robert Anson

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ISBN 10: 0671721674 / ISBN 13: 9780671721671
Published by Baen Books, 1993
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Title: Glory Road

Publisher: Baen Books

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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Until he came to the part about "handsome of face and figure, " E.C."Scar" Gordon thought the ad was a shaggy dog aimed straight at him by someone who knew his habit of reading the personals. But tastes vary; when on a whim he answered it, the gorgeous Amazon in a lab coat who examined him seemed to think he was just fine in that department too. So what was a poor boy to do? Soon Scar Gordon, in company with the most beautiful woman he'd ever met, was off on that " Glory Road ."

About the Author:

Robert Anson Heinlein was born in Missouri in 1907, and was raised there. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1929, but was forced by illness to retire from the Navy in 1934. He settled in California and over the next five years held a variety of jobs while doing post-graduate work in mathematics and physics at the University of California. In 1939 he sold his first science fiction story to Astounding magazine and soon devoted himself to the genre.

He was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (1961), Starship Troopers (1959), Double Star (1956), and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (1966). His Future History series, incorporating both short stories and novels, was first mapped out in 1941. The series charts the social, political, and technological changes shaping human society from the present through several centuries into the future.

Robert A. Heinlein's books were among the first works of science fiction to reach bestseller status in both hardcover and paperback. he continued to work into his eighties, and his work never ceased to amaze, to entertain, and to generate controversy. By the time hed died, in 1988, it was evident that he was one of the formative talents of science fiction: a writer whose unique vision, unflagging energy, and persistence, over the course of five decades, made a great impact on the American mind.

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