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Have Space Suit—Will Travel - Robert A. Heinlein
Have Space Suit—Will Travel
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A classic novel from the mind of the storyteller who captures the imagination of readers from around the world, and across two generations First prize in the Skyway Soap slogan contest was an all-expenses-paid trip to the Moon. The consolation prize was an authentic space suit, and when... show more
A classic novel from the mind of the storyteller who captures the imagination of readers from around the world, and across two generations First prize in the Skyway Soap slogan contest was an all-expenses-paid trip to the Moon. The consolation prize was an authentic space suit, and when scientifically minded high school senior Kip Russell won it, he knew for certain he would use it one day to make a sojourn of his own to the stars. But "one day" comes sooner than he thinks when he tries on the suit in his backyard -- and finds himself worlds away, a prisoner aboard a space pirate's ship, and heading straight for what could be his final destination....
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416505495 (1416505490)
ASIN: 1416505490
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Got My Book rated it
4.0 A Soda Jerk in Space: Have Spacesuit, Will Travel | Review
A Classic YA SF tale that won't be for everyone. Kip from midwest Centerville USA works the summer before college as a pharmacy soda jerk, and wins an authentic stripped-down spacesuit in a soap contest. He answers a distress radio call from Peewee, scrawny rag doll-clutching genius aged 11. Wi...
Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews
Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews rated it
4.0 Have Space Suit-Will Travel
Super educational, and a really fun read. I wasn't expecting this to be as adventuresome as it is. I really love the main character's father. He has numerous quotes that has really surprised, and delighted me. Hopefully I will be able to find more Heinlein books, because so far I have really enjoyed...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.0 Is Technological Advancement social advancement?
I must say that when I read the first few pages of this book it had me in hysterics, particularly with the way Kip's father did his tax returns (by working it out in his head, then throwing a heap of money into an envelope and posting it off). Heinlein, in opening this story, created a rather eccent...
Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
4.0 Have Space Suit Will Travel
Russell Kip wants to travel to Moon. He plays a lottery but loses. As a consolation he’s been given a space suit. He christened it Oscar. He modified it and added some gadgets. He became addicted with the suit. But, unfortunately first things first. He needs education and money for that. He goes wor...
TCWriter
TCWriter rated it
4.0 Have Space Suit, Will Travel
In my early teens I read science fiction by the truckload, and while I remember many of the "classics" fairly well, I remember the plot, the characters and the pivotal moments of "Have Space Suit Will Travel" in some detail. That's testament to how much fun this "Young Adult" novel from Heinlein stu...
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