The Green Hills of Earth

  • by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Narrated by Tom Weiner
  • 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Green Hills of Earth is a collection of short stories from one of the masters of science fiction who has held readers spellbound for over 30 years. This collection includes "Delilah and the Space-Rigger," "Space-Jockey," "The Long Watch," "Gentlemen Be Seated," "The Black Pits of Luna," "It's Great to Be Back," "' - We Also Walk Dogs,'" "Ordeal in Space," "The Green Hills of Earth," and "Logic of Empire."

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What the Critics Say

"Heinlein knows more about blending provocative scientific thinking with strong human stories than any dozen other contemporary science-fiction writers." (Chicago Sun-Times)
"One of the most influential writers in American literature." (New York Times Book Review)

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His best short story collection

There are a number of collections of Heinlein's short stories. This one is my favorite. I've been occasionally rereading this book for 40 or 50 years. (I don't actually remember when I first encountered this book, but I read my first Heinlein book when I was in fifth grade). I have no idea how many times I have read these stories, but two of them still bring me to tears after all these years and miles. These stories encompass some of the very best writing that Heinlein produced. You need to read them.
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- ShySusan

Heinlein at his Best

Classic 1950s science fiction. If you want a SF nostalgia trip, this is the book. A couple of "young adult" stories included, but in the main all work from Heinlein's classic period. I thoroughly enjoyed this one. Tom Weiner's narration is also exceptional.
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- Cletus van Damme

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-18-2009
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.