Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns. Working at Boss’s whimsical behest she travels from far north to deep south, finding quick, expeditious solutions as one calamity after another threatens to explode in her face….
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About Robert A. Heinlein
Robert Anson Heinlein was born in Missouri in 1907, and was raised there. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1929, but was forced by illness to retire from the Navy in 1934. He settled in California and over… More about Robert A. Heinlein
Like many people, I go way, way back with Heinlein. My very favorite book (and one that stands out in my mind–and with much affection–to this day) is Tunnel in the Sky. I really, really wanted to go off to explore new worlds with a covered wagon and horses, like the hero does at the very end of the book. But one of the nice things about Robert Heinlein is that he’s got something for everyone. One of my best friends has a different favorite: Podkayne of Mars. Go figure. –Shelly Shapiro, Executive Editor
Mass Market Paperback
Published by Del Rey Jul 12, 1983| 368 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780345309884