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The moon is a harsh mistress
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Published:
New York : Ace, June 2018., ©1966.
Physical Desc:
viii, 388 pages ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
900L
Rating:
900L
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Description

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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Format:
Book
Edition:
Ace trade paperback edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780440001355, 0440001358, 9780440001362 (ebook)
Lexile measure:
900

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Description
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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900L,Lexile.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Heinlein, R. A. 1. (2018). The moon is a harsh mistress. Ace trade paperback edition. New York: Ace.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Heinlein, Robert A. 1907-1988. 2018. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. New York: Ace.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Heinlein, Robert A. 1907-1988, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. New York: Ace, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Heinlein, Robert A. 1907-1988. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. Ace trade paperback edition. New York: Ace, 2018. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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