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Peter Lutz

Peter Lutz Member Since 2001
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  • "Excellent short story"

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    I like all of the "Dimension X" series, but this is one of my all time favorites. My kids even enjoyed it and wanted more.

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    Dimension X: Time and Time Again (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (28 mins)
    • By H. Beam Piper
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    A wounded soldier is transported back in time to the days of his childhood. Based on a story by H. Beam Piper, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on July 12, 1951.

    Peter Lutz says: "Excellent short story"
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Patrice

Patrice 07-11-14
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  • "Good take on old favorites."

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    Where does Robert Heinlein Radio Dramas rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Near the top.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This version of Green Hills of Earth made me smile. We finally get to hear the music, even if it sounds like an old prospector singing to his jackass.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    It has four separate stories. I like some time between them.


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    This collection features four classic, dramatized Robert Heinlein stories: "Universe", "Requiem", "The Green Hills of Earth", and "The Roads Must Roll".

    Chris says: "Heinlein at his Best"

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