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The Resource Stranger in a strange land, Robert A. Heinlein ; series introduction by Neil Gaiman

Stranger in a strange land, Robert A. Heinlein ; series introduction by Neil Gaiman

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Stranger in a strange land
Title
Stranger in a strange land
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Heinlein ; series introduction by Neil Gaiman
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A deluxe hardcover edition of the most famous science-fiction novel of all time--part of Penguin Galaxy, a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classics, featuring a series introduction by Neil Gaiman A human raised on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith has just arrived on planet Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while his own "psi" powers--including telepathy, clairvoyance, telekenesis, and teleportation--make him a type of messiah figure among humans. Stranger in a Strange Land grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a classic in a few short years. The story of the man from Mars who taught humankind grokking and water-sharing--and love--it is Robert A. Heinlein's masterpiece. Penguin Galaxy Six of our greatest masterworks of science fiction and fantasy, in dazzling collector-worthy hardcover editions, and featuring a series introduction by #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, Penguin Galaxy represents a constellation of achievement in visionary fiction, lighting the way toward our knowledge of the universe, and of ourselves. From historical legends to mythic futures, monuments of world-building to mind-bending dystopias, these touchstones of human invention and storytelling ingenuity have transported millions of readers to distant realms, and will continue for generations to chart the frontiers of the imagination. The Once and Future King by T. H. White Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein Dune by Frank Herbert 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin Neuromancer by William Gibson For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--
  • "A human raised on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith has just arrived on planet Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while his own "psi" powers--among them telepathy, clairvoyance, telekenesis, and teleportation--make him a type of messiah figure among humans. Stranger in a Strange Land grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a classic in a few short years. The story of the man from Mars who taught humankind grokking and water-sharing--and love--it is Robert A. Heinlein's masterpiece"--
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1907-1988
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Heinlein, Robert A.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.E288
LC item number
S88 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Penguin galaxy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Martians
  • Human-alien encounters
Label
Stranger in a strange land, Robert A. Heinlein ; series introduction by Neil Gaiman
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Control code
946058580
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
xxii, 498 pages
Isbn
9780143111627
Lccn
2016034455
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Stranger in a strange land, Robert A. Heinlein ; series introduction by Neil Gaiman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
946058580
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
xxii, 498 pages
Isbn
9780143111627
Lccn
2016034455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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