Robert A. Heinlein. Stranger in a Strange Land. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1961].

    First edition. Code "C22" at the bottom of page 408. Octavo. 408 pages.

    Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine titles. In original pictorial dust jacket priced $4.50 at the top of the front flap. Rear panel of the dust jacket has an advertisement for Starship Troopers. Top edge stained light green. Minimal wear at the corners. Dust jacket corners lightly worn, with minor edge and spine wear, mild abrading to the front panel at the spine fold, some rubbing to the rear panel, and a sunned spine, giving the spine and a small portion of the dust jacket along the top edge of the front panel a bluish appearance. Overall, a near fine copy of Heinlein's great classic.

    "Valentine Michael Smith, born of human parents and raised by Martians, returns to Earth as a young man, rich and a virtual superman because of the parapsychological powers Martian education produced in him. Jubal Harshaw befriends Michael and his fortune until Michael can acculturate himself. Mike becomes wise, but keeps his virtue-becoming a Christ-figure who finally 'discorporates.' Harshaw is familiar Heinlein central character in a radicalized mood, favoring free love, ritual cannibalism, and other familiar Heinlein social propositions...Read well beyond SF fandom; used in college composition courses; directly associated with Charles Manson, murder cult leader of the Sharon Tate massacre. Best known of Heinlein's SF." (Barron: Anatomy of Wonder [1976] 198)

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