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Into a Strange Land

Brent Ashabranner

Into a Strange Land

by Brent Ashabranner

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Putnam Juvenile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Refugees,
  • United States,
  • Youth,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9779497M
    ISBN 100399217096
    ISBN 109780399217098

      Stranger in a Strange Land was a publishing phenomenon. It came out in and it didn’t just sell to science fiction readers, it sold widely to everyone, even people who didn’t normally read. (6) And that they should bring them into bondageHere again there is another apparent discrepancy of detail. Taking the common computation, the interval between the covenant with Abraham and that with Moses was years (Galatians ), of which only are reckoned as spent in Israelites were indeed sojourners in a strange land for the whole .

    The Nerd Rage that caused second only to the Phantom Menace. I think that boondoggle really has stopped any chance of an even more nuanced book of Heinlein's like Stranger or the Moon is Harsh Mistress from being adapted. Religion - Stranger in . Get this from a library! Into a strange land: unaccompanied refugee youth in America. [Brent K Ashabranner; Melissa Ashabranner] -- Presents individual stories of young Southeast Asian refugees and discusses some of their problems, hopes, and successes.

      Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein, The book was actually retained after a challenge in Mercedes, TX to the book’s adult themes. However, parents were subsequently given more control over what their child was assigned to read in class, a common school board response to a challenge. Orville Prescott reviewed Stranger in a Strange Land in for the New York Times. He said "Heinlein has little gift for characterization, a flippant and heavy-breathing style, a ponderous sense of human, and a sophomoric (high school, not college), enthusiasm for sex" (source).


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Into a Strange Land (The McGunnegal Chronicles Book 1) - Kindle edition by Anderson, Ben. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Into a Strange Land (The McGunnegal Chronicles Book 1)/5(30).

Stranger in a Strange Land could have been titled more straightforwardly Jesus Christ in pre-hippie America. This hefty book is, in a nutshell, about a Man from Mars (that is: a Man from Heaven), who lands somewhere in the USA, doesnt grok (that is: understand) much about human culture, but starts getting some attention, performs a couple of /5.

Into a Strange Land is full of hope and good. It does indeed whisper of deep things and give clean adventure. I would recommend the book for any age and am sure it would make a nice bedtime storybook to read to kids/5. I finished reading Into a Strange Land and enjoyed it thoroughly. It is a delightful book and reminds me a little of the Hobbit.

I appreciated the pace of the book. It was never boring. The best thing about it was the refreshingly clean writing, which allows me to recommend the book for any age. I especially liked the allegory and allusion to 4/5.

Into a Strange Land: The McGunnegal Chronicles, Book 1. By: Into a Strange Land: The McGunnegal Chronicles, Book 1. By: Ben Anderson. and find this strange land filled with dark creatures that are crushing its people and now threaten to come through the portal and take up their abode in the world of Men, as they once did long ago.

Stranger in a Strange Land, classic science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, published in The work centers on a human raised on Mars who comes to Earth and challenges customs relating to sex, death, religion, and money.

The book became an icon of the s counterculture, and it won a Hugo Award in   He was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (), Starship Troopers (), Double Star (), and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress ().

His Future History series, incorporating both /5(). Grok / ˈ ɡ r ɒ k / is a neologism coined by American writer Robert A. Heinlein for his science fiction novel Stranger in a Strange the Oxford English Dictionary summarizes the meaning of grok as "to understand intuitively or by empathy, to establish rapport with" and "to empathize or communicate sympathetically (with); also, to experience enjoyment", Heinlein's.

“Stranger In A Strange Land” by Robert Heinlein - 2 - the manuscript a few times, but it was not finished until this was the version you now hold in your hands.

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It happened recently, while I was reading Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land, the Jungle-Book-but-on-Mars classic originally published in The book tells the tale of Valentine Michael Smith—a human born on Mars and raised by Martians — brought back to live on a future Earth as a young man.

Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert Heinlein. Publication date Topics counterculture Collection opensource Language English.

Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to. Buy a cheap copy of Stranger in a Strange Land book by Robert A.

Heinlein. Stranger in a Strange Land, winner of the Hugo Award, is the story of Valentine Michael Smith, born during, and the only survivor of, the first manned mission Free shipping over $/5(7).

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If any sf novel deserves to be called a classic, it is Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. Now, 30 years after its original publication and two years after the author's death, we have a longer edition—by 50, words—based on the original manuscript.

Valentine Michael Smith is a human raised to adulthood by Martians, his viewpoints completely alien. Stranger in a Strange Land Summary. Stranger in a Strange Land chronicles the life and times of Valentine Michael Smith, a man born on the first manned mission to Mars.

Unfortunately, everyone on the mission dies except for the wee-baby, Mike, and he is stranded on Mars to be raised by Martians. The McGunnegals are all strange, and it has been that way for generations. They are too strong, or too fast, or too smart, and odd things happened when they are around.

Book: Into a Strange Land (The McGunnegal Chronicles) by Ben Anderson categories: Book, Fantasy, Ireland. It was one of those things that you read, and bookmark—in the hopes that someday it will be laughable and obsolete, that things will turn out better and all the angst will fade into obscurity.

Sigh. Kendzior has great credentials, and this book is an easier, more coherent read than her previous book, The View from Flyover Country. This is nowhere more apparent in Stranger In A Strange Land, his landmark novel that has come to be associated as one of the finest sci-fi novels over the decades.

The concept of a Martian – a human being by birth, but in essence, a Martian -rehabilitated on Earth is an arresting idea – a rich canvas.3/5. My thoughts and opinions on Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein.

Patreon: Twitter: @DanielBGreene Instagram.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franco, Eloise. Journey into a strange land. Rindge, N.H., R.R. Smith, (OCoLC) Document Type.