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Like many people, I go way, way back with Heinlein. My very favorite book (and one that stands out in my mind--and with much affection--to this day) is Tunnel in the Sky. I really, really wanted to go off to explore new worlds with a covered wagon and horses, like the hero does at the very end of the book. But one of the nice things about Robert Heinlein is that he's got something for everyone. One of my best friends has a different favorite: Podkayne of Mars. Go figure.
--Shelly Shapiro, Executive Editor --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
An outstanding science fiction writer, Robert A. Heinlein was a four-times Hugo award winner. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
An amazing read. One of Heinlein's great works that has been among my favorites since I was a very young boy.Published 18 months ago by Chris Price
Readers follow Thorby through several distinct phases of his young life. We first encounter him being sold as a slave on the planet Sargon. Read morePublished 19 months ago by John M. Ford
This was a very fast-moving, exciting book. It is well written, and it makes you think. I would definitely recommend this book to anybody who likes science fiction.Published on May 10 2004
This book is my absolute favorite Heinlein novel. It's a great story, and there is not a single female character in it. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by tzefirah
RAH is grandmaster - no doubt for that. And Citizen of the Galaxy is one of his best (close circle - JOB, Number of the Beast, Strangeer in a Strange Land - hard to position... Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2003 by T. Ostric
The first RAH that I read was this book.
It introduced me to the Grand Masters style and I have enjoyed RAH ever since. This book remains one of my favourites. Read more
Citizen of the Galaxy is probably Heinlein's most mature juvenile novel and is certainly one of his most inspirational. Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2002 by Daniel Jolley
As Thorby goes from slave to son to stranger in, then member of a trading society, to enlisted man in a space navy, to galactic magnate, he finds that each position brings him... Read morePublished on July 2 2002 by Gary M. Greenbaum