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The Man Who Sold the Moon Audiobook

The Man Who Sold the Moon

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Publisher's Summary

Today the moon - tomorrow the stars.

The Man Who Sold the Moon: A landmark volume in Heinlein's magnificent Future History series.

D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of Space for All Mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the stars....

©1950, 1977 Robert A. Heinlein, ©2003 by The Robert A. & Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust. (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" © 1927 by Crawford Music Corporation, New York, NY. Used by permission.

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    Paul Hamer Hampshire, UK 16/11/2016
    Paul Hamer Hampshire, UK 16/11/2016 Member Since 2010

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    "Of its time"

    Full of 1950s era sexism and racism that jars somewhat to the modern ear.
    Nevertheless a series of classic tales, including many with a political and social engineering bent re the implications of development - so traditional sci-fi

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  • wolfspyder
    Makato MN USA
    07/02/14
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    "A Science Fiction Classic!"
    If you could sum up The Man Who Sold the Moon in three words, what would they be?

    Heinlein's Future History...


    What did you like best about this story?

    These stories have "aged" surprisingly well. I find myself just as excited by the audiobook version as I was on my first reading of the book, now many years ago.


    What does Buck Schirner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The voicing made the book stand out as even more memorable than my first experience reading it.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    "Requiem" very nearly brought me to tears.


    Any additional comments?

    Rated PG 13 for mild profanity. (Single instance.)

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Joe H Rowland Jr
    21/09/15
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    "The Man Who Sold The Moon"

    "The Man Who ..." may be RAH's most intriguing short story before he fell into the novella and adult length genres. Incredible attention to details and twists and turns. Joe 2015

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Brian Keith Moon
    13/06/15
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    "Hey it's Heinlien"

    Old school sci fi but worth the listen. But definitely dated now. The performance was very good.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful

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