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The Man Who Sold the Moon Audiobook

The Man Who Sold the Moon

Today the moon - tomorrow the stars. The Man Who Sold the Moon: A landmark volume in Heinlein’s magnificent Future History series. D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of Space for All Mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the stars....
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Today the moon - tomorrow the stars.

The Man Who Sold the Moon: A landmark volume in Heinlein’s magnificent Future History series.

D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of Space for All Mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the stars....

©1950, 1977 Robert A. Heinlein, ©2003 by The Robert A. & Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust. (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" © 1927 by Crawford Music Corporation, New York, NY. Used by permission.

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    Joe H Rowland Jr 09-21-15
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    "The Man Who ..." may be RAH's most intriguing short story before he fell into the novella and adult length genres. Incredible attention to details and twists and turns. Joe 2015

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    wolfspyder Makato MN USA 02-07-14
    wolfspyder Makato MN USA 02-07-14 Member Since 2014

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    "A Science Fiction Classic!"
    If you could sum up The Man Who Sold the Moon in three words, what would they be?

    Heinlein's Future History...


    What did you like best about this story?

    These stories have "aged" surprisingly well. I find myself just as excited by the audiobook version as I was on my first reading of the book, now many years ago.


    What does Buck Schirner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The voicing made the book stand out as even more memorable than my first experience reading it.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    "Requiem" very nearly brought me to tears.


    Any additional comments?

    Rated PG 13 for mild profanity. (Single instance.)

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Brian Keith Moon 06-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    Old school sci fi but worth the listen. But definitely dated now. The performance was very good.

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