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The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag
     

The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag

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by Robert A. Heinlein
 

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Every evening, Jonathan Hoag finds a mysterious reddish substance under his fingernails, with no memory of how it got there. He hires the husband-and-wife detective team of Ted and Cynthia Randall to follow him and find out. But Ted and Cynthia are mystified when they find that their own memories of what happens during their investigation do not match. There is a

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Every evening, Jonathan Hoag finds a mysterious reddish substance under his fingernails, with no memory of how it got there. He hires the husband-and-wife detective team of Ted and Cynthia Randall to follow him and find out. But Ted and Cynthia are mystified when they find that their own memories of what happens during their investigation do not match. There is a thirteenth floor to Jonathan's building that does not exist, there are mysterious and threatening beings living inside mirrors, and all of reality is not what they thought it was.

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
"Heinlein wears imagination as though it were his private suit of clothes."
Dean Koontz
"There is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein."
Stephen King
"Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
"...produces books that are often years ahead of their time."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433265839
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988) was born in Missouri. He served five years in the U. S. Navy, then attended graduate classes in mathematics and physics at UCLA, took a variety of jobs, and owned a silver mine before beginning to write science fiction in 1939. His novels have won the Hugo Award, and in 1975 he received the first Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement.

Tom Weiner, a dialogue director and voice artist best known for his roles in CD-ROM games and television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Transformers, is a former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. An Earphones Award winner and Audie® Award nominee, he has narrated more than one hundred books for Blackstone.

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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