9780765320544

Requiem Collected Works and Tributes to the Grand Master

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765320544

  • ISBN10:

    0765320541

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-13
  • Publisher: Tor Books
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Summary

Requiem is a compelling celebration of Robert A. Heinlein and his vision, containing many rare, uncollected works by the Grand Master of science fiction, including the novellas Destination Moon , which was made into the famous George Pal film, and Tenderfoot in Space . Also featured are contributions from such luminaries as Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Silverberg, Greg Bear, and Larry Niven. Heinlein was the pre-eminent science fiction writer of thetwentieth century, and Requiem reveals his mass influence on and passion for space exploration-his glory and his dream.

Author Biography

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN was the dominant science fiction writer of the modern era, a writer whose influence on the field was immense. He won science fiction’s Hugo Award for Best Novel four times.
 
YOJI KONDO holds a Ph.D. in astrophysics, headed the astrophysics laboratory at the Johnson Space Center during the Apollo and Skylab Missions, and was the NASA director of a geosynchronous satellite observatory for 15 years. He also writes science fiction under the name Eric Kotani. 

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"I've read (and cried over) Requiem--a fine memorial."
--Arthur C. Clarke
 
"A real treasure for all of Robert Heinlein's children."
--Greg Bear
 
"Heinlein was one of the molders of the world in which we live today."
--Robert Silverberg
 
"Heinlein showed us where the future is."
--Tom Clancy
 
"Heinlein was admired and envied for more than half a century by the brightest human beings on Earth."
--Larry Niven

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