Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Audience: General/trade. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. ex lib, dustjacket is really nice, protected in brodart and not price clipped, only flaw is a lib sticker at the food of the spine, First American Edition Stated. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: [Read by Graham Halstead]
Lost in Space -- Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood this was just allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. Indeed, how could the Ship move, since its miles and miles of metal corridors were all there was of creation? Science knew that the Ship was all the universe, and as long as the sacred Converter was fed, the lights would continue to glow, the air would flow, and the Creator's Plan would be fulfilled.
Of course, there were the muties, grotesquely deformed parodies of humans, who lurked in the upper reaches of the Ship, where gravity was weaker. Were they evil incarnate, or merely a divine check on the population, keeping humanity from expanding past the capacity of the Ship to support?
Then Hugh was captured by the muties and met their leader (or leaders) -- Joe-Jim, with two heads on one body -- and learned the true nature of the Ship and its mission between the stars. But could he make his people believe him before it was too late? Could he make them believe that he must be allowed to fly the Ship?
About the Author: 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.
Title: Orphans of the Sky
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Hard cover
Edition: First edition. First American edition.
Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0399106138I3N00
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Book Description Putnam Pub Group. Condition: Fair. 1964, stated 1st American edition, NAP, 3.50 price on dj flap, ex-library, blue cloth with old tape and tape stains to top and bottom edges, withdrawn stamp to title page, remnants of dust jacket flaps to pastedowns where they had been glued, pocket removed from fep, white tape re-inforcement to hinge at front and rear, hinge cracked at copyrt. page, foxing to a few pages, dust jacket is quite edgeworn and has some tape along top edge, sticker partially removed from spine causing a 1 inch loss to spine area with only white showing beneath, taped tears on flaps. Seller Inventory # B21389-SF
Book Description Putnam Pub Group, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020399106138
Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Dust jacket in good condition. Third printing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Third Impression. $3.95 price on front flap. Dust jacket now wrapped with protective mylar cover. Light chipping and tearing to edges of dust jacket. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Seller Inventory # 1313832576
Book Description Putnam Pub Group, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110399106138
Book Description Putnam Pub Group, 1964. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0399106138