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"All You Zombies—": Five Classic Stories by Robert A. Heinlein

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by Robert A. Heinlein
 
Robert A. Heinlein's brilliance and diverse talents are on display in this collection of five short stories that range from mind-twisters ("All You Zombies—"), paranoia and surprise ("They—"),  hilarious engineering conundrums ("—And They Built a Crooked House"), fantasies ("Our Fair City), and the beautiful, heart-breaking "The Man

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Robert A. Heinlein's brilliance and diverse talents are on display in this collection of five short stories that range from mind-twisters ("All You Zombies—"), paranoia and surprise ("They—"),  hilarious engineering conundrums ("—And They Built a Crooked House"), fantasies ("Our Fair City), and the beautiful, heart-breaking "The Man Who Travelled in Elephants".

The 2014 film PREDESTINATION with Ethan Hawke is based on "All You Zombies—".

Editorial Reviews

Stephen King
"Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world … [Heinlein] remains today as a sort of trademark for all that is finest in American imaginative fiction."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Heinlein… has the ability to see technologies just around the bend. That, combined with his outstanding skill as a writer and engineer-inventor, produces books that are often years ahead of their time."
The Wall Street Journal
"One of the grand masters of science fiction."
Dean Koontz
"There is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148457145
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
07/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
383,257
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988), often called the Science Fiction Grand Master, was the author of such ground-breaking novels as STARSHIP TROOPERS, RED PLANET, STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND and THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS. He is generally considered the greatest and most influential science fiction writer of the twentieth century. In addition to being a bestselling author, Heinlein's novels won 4 Hugo awards, 3 "retro Hugo" awards, and the first "Grand Master Award" from the Science Fiction Writers of America. www.virginiaedition.com

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 7, 1907
Date of Death:
May 8, 1988
Place of Birth:
Butler, Missouri
Place of Death:
Carmel, California
Education:
Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy, 1929; attended University of California, Los Angeles, 1934, for graduate study in physic

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"All You Zombies—": Five Classic Stories by Robert A. Heinlein 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Last story is missing. Second story "They" is repeated in its place. Stories are all vintage Heinlein -- say no more! Low rating is due to missing story. Those printed are all 5 star.