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BETWEEN PLANETS

by | Read by Bruce Coville and a Full Cast

Children Ages 10+ • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1951

While Don Harvey’s father was born on earth and his mother was a citizen of Venus, Don himself was born in transit between the two planets. The 17-year-old sometimes wonders where he truly belongs. When colonial revolution breaks out across the solar system, the oppressive and bloated Interplanetary Federation is suddenly very interested in Don’s allegiance. Bruce Coville and his Full Cast Audio crew do a great job matching the youthful dialogue and optimism of this 1951 Heinlein classic with fine character voices, music, and vocal effects. Many of Robert Heinlein’s early works were called “juveniles” because it was assumed that science fiction was strictly for kids. However, there’s nothing immature about Heinlein’s amazingly prophetic discussions of space travel, bioengineering, intellectual freedom, and his own rugged brand of patriotism. A classic in every way. B.P. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2012]

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Formats

Library Ed. • Full Cast Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781934180297 $45.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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