Between Planets by Robert A. Heinlein audiobook

Between Planets

By Robert A. Heinlein
Read by Andrew Eiden

Blackstone Publishing 9780709071389
6.50 Hours 1
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Don Harvey is a citizen of the Interplanetary Federation—yet no single planet can claim him as its own. His mother was born on Venus and his father on Earth, and Don himself was born on a spaceship in trajectory between planets. When his parents abruptly summon him away from school on Earth to join them on Mars he has no idea he’s about to be plunged into deadly interplanetary intrigue. But the ship Don is traveling on is unexpectedly diverted to Venus, where the colony has launched a revolution against Earth’s control. What’s more, Earth troops have landed on Venus and are looking for him. Flat broke and homeless, Don will have to muster all his resources to stay alive A riveting coming-of-age story set against a backdrop of a war between planets, this classic Heinlein novel crackles with action, adventure, politics, wit, and brilliant speculation about the world to come.

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Summary

Don Harvey is a citizen of the Interplanetary Federation—yet no single planet can claim him as its own. His mother was born on Venus and his father on Earth, and Don himself was born on a spaceship in trajectory between planets.

When his parents abruptly summon him away from school on Earth to join them on Mars he has no idea he’s about to be plunged into deadly interplanetary intrigue. But the ship Don is traveling on is unexpectedly diverted to Venus, where the colony has launched a revolution against Earth’s control. What’s more, Earth troops have landed on Venus and are looking for him. Flat broke and homeless, Don will have to muster all his resources to stay alive

A riveting coming-of-age story set against a backdrop of a war between planets, this classic Heinlein novel crackles with action, adventure, politics, wit, and brilliant speculation about the world to come.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A tightly constructed tale of revolution in the sky.” New York Times
“Fine dialog, well-presented technical material, and a good story make excellent reading.” School Library Journal
“Shivers and solemn moments.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Robert A. Heinlein

Author Bio: Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (1907–1988) was born in Missouri. He served five years in the US Navy and then attended graduate classes in mathematics and physics at UCLA. After a variety of jobs, he began to write science fiction in 1939. He is a four-time winner of the Hugo Award and a recipient of three Retro Hugos, and in 1975 he was named the first recipient of the Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement. Several of his books were New York Times bestsellers, and his worldwide bestsellers have been translated into twenty-two languages. 

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 6.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English