The moon is a harsh mistress

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For fans of Artemis--The visionary tour de force from "one of the grand masters of science fiction" ( The Wall Street Journal ). Widely acknowledged as one of Robert A. Heinlein's greatest works, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress rose from the golden age of science fiction to become an undisputed classic--and a touchstone for the philosophy of personal responsibility and political freedom. A revolution on a lunar penal colony--aided by a self-aware supercomputer--provides the framework for a story of a diverse group of men and women grappling with the ever-changing definitions of humanity, technology, and free will--themes that resonate just as strongly today as they did when the novel was first published. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress gives readers an extraordinary, thought-provoking glimpse into the mind of Robert A. Heinlein, who, even now, "shows us where the future is" (Tom Clancy).
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction, Science fiction
title_display The moon is a harsh mistress
title_full The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, The moon is a harsh mistress / Robert A. Heinlein, The moon is a harsh mistress [sound recording] / by Robert A. Heinlein
title_short The moon is a harsh mistress
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topic_facet Fiction, Imaginary wars and battles, Science Fiction