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#139183 - 02/16/05 09:59 AM Re: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Loc: lower upstate New York
After all these decades, I still wander around muttering "tanstaafl."
#139184 - 02/16/05 12:17 PM Re: R. A. Heinlein
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is the favorite of many and a good place to start, I think. But do stay away from his later works, expecially The Number of the Beast, unless you enjoy living through an old man's second adolescence.
#139185 - 02/16/05 12:29 PM Re: R. A. Heinlein
Loc: Spam Factory
Actually now that I think of it I think The Number of the Beast was the name of the book I had read.
#139186 - 02/16/05 01:12 PM Re: R. A. Heinlein
Loc: this too shall pass
>stay away from his later works, expecially The Number of the Beast..
was this a sly reference to my listing Job and Friday? ;)
-joe (Job) friday
#139187 - 02/17/05 08:22 PM Re: R. A. Heinlein
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
"unless you enjoy living through an old man's second adolescence.
...and what characterizes an old man's second adolescence as compared to, say, a middle-aged man's second adolescence? I deal with adolescents all the time and heaven forbid any adult return down that road!
#139188 - 02/17/05 08:30 PM Re: R. A. Heinlein
what characterizes an old man's second adolescence
Ummm, that'd be the age of the man …
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