logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Starman Jones (MP3 Book) - Robert A. Heinlein, Paul Michael Garcia
Starman Jones (MP3 Book)
by: (author) (author)
4.00 10
When his step-mother marries a no-count man, a country lad joins a hobo and together they fake their way into the Space Stewards, Cooks, and Purser's Clerks brotherhood to get an opportunity for space travel in an age when only the wealthy are privileged.
When his step-mother marries a no-count man, a country lad joins a hobo and together they fake their way into the Space Stewards, Cooks, and Purser's Clerks brotherhood to get an opportunity for space travel in an age when only the wealthy are privileged.
show less
Format: MP3 CD
ISBN: 9781433230431 (1433230437)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
sologdin
sologdin rated it
Nutshell: bucolic twerp with plot-significant eidetic memory defrauds his way aboard spaceship, flirts with rich girl, has a big adventure, &c.YA and pulpy, but moves quickly, with characteristic heinleinian asides regarding law, politics, and science. Some nifty geeking out on the science of FTL t...
PG's Books
PG's Books rated it
3.0 Starman Jones
This is a nice small novel about a young boy running away into galactic adventure land. Some say this book is now feeling outdated but I think it holds up quite well still. I definitely liked it. It wasn’t wow-what-a-great-book or anything like that but I liked it. It is a simple, straightforward, b...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it
4.0 Starman Jones
I read a lot of Heinlein's juveniles when I was younger, but I missed this one and it was on sale from Audible, so it was nice to enjoy one of his earlier works, before he started getting old and wanky. Everything from Friday on was pretty much Heinlein getting his freak on, but his earlier novels a...
Osho
Osho rated it
Books read in the past:I think of this as the exemplar of Heinlein's writing in this period. The hero is a sympathetic lad with special talents, the mentor is old but not a lecherous coot, the plot complications involve interpersonal tension as well as external problems, the problems are both techni...
Other editions (20)
Books by Robert A. Heinlein
Books by Paul Michael Garcia
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?