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Job: A Comedy of Justice
     

Job: A Comedy of Justice

by Robert A. Heinlein
 

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After he firewalked in Polynesia, the world wasn't the same for Alexander Hergensheimer, now called Alec Graham. As natural accidents occurred without cease, Alex knew Armageddon and the Day of Judgement were near. Somehow he had to bring his beloved heathen, Margrethe, to a state of grace, and, while he was at it, save the rest of the world ....

Overview

After he firewalked in Polynesia, the world wasn't the same for Alexander Hergensheimer, now called Alec Graham. As natural accidents occurred without cease, Alex knew Armageddon and the Day of Judgement were near. Somehow he had to bring his beloved heathen, Margrethe, to a state of grace, and, while he was at it, save the rest of the world ....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345316509
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1985
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
409,276
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.95(d)

What People are Saying About This

Larry Niven
I couldn't put Job down...it is a gripping novel, one of the best.
Robert Bloch
In my opinion, this is simply the finest Heinlein I have ever read!
Isaac Asimov
Job is funny, exciting, and thought-provoking...read it!

Meet the Author

Robert Anson Heinlein (1907-1988) was an American science-fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his time. Some of his most popular works include Glory Road, as well as his controversial bestsellers Starship Troopers, Stranger in a Strange Land, and the short story All You Zombies. Heinlein’s books were among the first works of science fiction to reach bestseller status in both hardcover and paperback.

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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