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Farmer in the Sky - Robert A. Heinlein
Farmer in the Sky
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Bill knew his destiny lay in the stars, but how was he to get there?George Lerner was shipping out for Ganymede to join the fledgling colony, and Bill wanted to go along. But his father would not hear of it -- far too dangerous a mission!Bill finally talked his way aboard the colony ship... show more
Bill knew his destiny lay in the stars, but how was he to get there?George Lerner was shipping out for Ganymede to join the fledgling colony, and Bill wanted to go along. But his father would not hear of it -- far too dangerous a mission!Bill finally talked his way aboard the colony ship Mayflower -- and discovered his father was right!
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345324382 (0345324382)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Farmer in the Sky
This is one of Heinlein's juveniles, that is, one that was centered on and marketed towards teens. On an Earth where the food ration has once again been cut, a teenaged Bill and his father decide to become farmers--on Ganymede, one of Jupiter's moons--where food is plentiful. The book was originally...
thomcat
thomcat rated it
Started listening to it, then after the bad recording I finished it on the Nook. Nice descriptions of basic farming; wish we were closer to settling another body in space :(
Sticky Note Quotes
Sticky Note Quotes rated it
A nice little story about a boy who leaves his home to live on a new plant with his father. It's not the best in the world but good for some light reading.
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