Robert A. Heinlein : A Reader's Companion: Gifford, J. Daniel; Gifford, James Robert A. Heinlein : A Reader's Companion: Gifford, J. Daniel; Gifford, James

Robert A. Heinlein : A Reader's Companion

Gifford, J. Daniel; Gifford, James

ISBN 10: 0967987415 / ISBN 13: 9780967987415
Published by Nitrosyncretic Press, U.S.A., 2000
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Fine in fine dust jacket. This exceptional book, a 2001 Hugo Award nominee, lists every work ever written by Heinlein, including minor, unreprinted and even some works that were described or outlined but never written. In addition to accurate and authoritative bibliographic information, each work is described in detail, with special attention paid to unusual elements of the work's background, history, connections and contents. No Heinlein fan, scholar, researcher or aficionado will want to be without this valuable, yet fascinatingly readable reference! Contents Foreword by L. Sprague and Catherine de Camp. Individual entries for each of Heinlein's more than 200 works, including rare, unpublished and even unwritten works, arranged in two major sections and several subsections: The Major Works contains detailed multipage entries for the approximately 130 works of primary significance. Other Works contains several groups of shorter listings for the lesser items: Miscellaneous Works: Minor and unpublished works. Television & Film Works: Screenplays and treatments. Book Reviews & Forewords (Written by Heinlein.) Interviews, Letters, Speeches & Essays Unwritten Works: Significant works planned but never written. Extensive material derived from original sources, including original magazine appearances of the works, manuscripts and notes in the University of California at Santa Cruz Heinlein Archives, and Heinlein's colleagues and editors. Authoritative, verified bibliographical information. An extensive cross-reference section, and separate subject and title indexes. Detailed footnotes for subsidiary information. Profuse endnotes for scholarly and secondary references. The New Heinlein Opus List. Bookseller Inventory # 009047

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Title: Robert A. Heinlein : A Reader's Companion

Publisher: Nitrosyncretic Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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2001 Hugo Nominee!

This complete guide to the works of science fiction grand master Robert A. Heinlein is sure to delight fans and scholars. Readers will find complete details on every known work of Heinlein's, including the rare and obscure items along with his well-known short stories and novels such as "The Green Hills of Earth" and Stranger in a Strange Land.

A complete set of cross-references and dual indexes help readers locate specific works and information among the more than 200 entries. Subsections cover Heinlein's major works as well as film and television works, book reviews and forewords, and more. There's even information about the known never-completed works.

Based on more than six years of research using Heinlein's own working papers and manuscripts, this is the authoritative yet readable reference fans, readers and scholars have been waiting for.

Review:

"...comprehensive and thorough, the product of painstaking research and attention to detail. But it's also a fascinating read..." -- SciFi.com, 12 June 2000

"...could easily become an essential tool for critics...an entertaining read for almost any Heinlein fan." -- Space.com, 1 June 2000

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