When two male and two female supremely sensual, unspeakably cerebral humans find themselves under attack from aliens who want their awesome quantum breakthrough, they take to the skies — and zoom into the cosmos on a rocket roller coaster ride of adventure and danger, ecstasy and peril.
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 Fawcett Sep 12, 1986| 512 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780449130704