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Orphans of the Sky

Author : Robert Anson Heinlein
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Ancient myths told of a place called Earth, but the modern world knew it was nonsense. Science knew the Ship was all the Universe, and as long as the sacred Converter was fed, lights would glow and air would flow through the miles of metal corridors. Hugh never questioned these truths until a despised mutie showed him the Control Room and he learned the true nature of the Ship and its mission.

Man Who Sold the Moon Orphans of the Sky

Author : Robert A. Heinlein
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All-new Introduction by Mark Van Name. Two classic Robert A. Heinlein novels in one volume: The Man Who Sold the Moon and Orphans of the Sky. Journeys into space, one taking humans to space by hook or by crook, the other the classic first-time tale of a generation vessel with passengers who do not realize they are in a spaceship. Two classic Robert A. Heinlein novels in one volume, with an all-new introduction by Mark L. Van Name, author of the Jon and Lobo military SF series. The Man Who Sold the Moon: D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of space for all mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the stars… Orphans of the Sky: Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood that this must be allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. After all, the real world was only metal corridors and nothing else, right? And then Hugh begins to suspect the truth. . . Two all-time classics from seven-time Hugo winner and Dean of Science Fiction, Robert A. Heinlein. About Robert A. Heinlein: “Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world.” –Stephen King. “One of the grand masters of science fiction.” –Wall Street Journal Comprehensive Teacher's Guide available.

Orphans of the Sky

Author : Robert A. Heinlein
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Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood this was actually allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. Indeed, how could the Ship move, since its miles and miles of metal corridors were all there was of creation? Science knew that the Ship was all the Universe, and as long as the sacred Convertor was fed, the lights would continue to glow and the air would flow, and the Creator's Plan would be fulfilled.Of course, there were the muties, grotesquely deformed parodies of humans, who lurked in the upper reaches of the Ship where gravity was weaker. Were they evil incarnate, or merely a divine check on the population, keeping humanity from expanding past the capacity of the Ship to support? Then Hugh was captured by the muties and met their leader (or leaders), Joe-Jim, with two heads on one body. And he learned the true nature of the Ship and its mission between the stars. But could he make his people believe him before it was to late? Could he make them believe that he must be allowed to fly the ship?

Orphans of the Sky

Author : Robert Anson Heinlein
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The Man Who Sold the Moon and Orphans of the Sky

Author : Robert A. Heinlein
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Two classic Robert A. Heinlein novels in one volume, with an all-new Afterword by Mark L. Van Name, author of the Jon and Lobo military SF series. The Man Who Sold the Moon: D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of space for all mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the starsã Orphans of the Sky: Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood that this must be allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. After all, the real world was only metal corridors and nothing else, right? And then Hugh begins to suspect the truth. . . Two all-time classics from seven-time Hugo winner and Dean of Science Fiction, Robert A. Heinlein. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Orphans in the Sky

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When Little Sister and Brother return to their Inuit camp to find that they are deserted, they decide to live in a very different way.

Orphans of the Sky

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Earth is a myth to the people aboard a giant "generation ship" but some resourceful young people are determined to learn the truth about the "world" on which they live.

The Man Who Sold the Moon and Orphans of the Sky

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All-new afterword by popular Jon and Lobo series creator, Mark L. Van Name. Two classic Robert A. Heinlein books in one volume: The Man Who Sold the Moon and Orphans of the Sky. Journeys into space, one taking humans to space by hook or by crook, the other the classic first-time tale of a generation vessel with passengers who do not realize they are in a spaceship. Two classic Robert A. Heinlein books in one volume, with an all-new introduction by Mark L. Van Name, author of the Jon and Lobo military SF series. The Man Who Sold the Moon: D. D. Harriman is a billionaire with a dream: the dream of space for all mankind. The method? Anything that works. Maybe, in fact, Harriman goes too far. But he will give us the stars. Orphans of the Sky: Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood that this must be allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. After all, the real world was only metal corridors and nothing else, right? And then Hugh begins to suspect the truth. Two all-time classics from seven-time Hugo winner and Dean of Science Fiction, Robert A. Heinlein. About Robert A. Heinlein: “Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world.” –Stephen King “One of the grand masters of science fiction.” –Wall Street Journal Comprehensive Teacher's Guide available at Baen.com

Die lange Reise Orphans of the sky dt Utop Roman

Author : Robert Anson Heinlein
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Echoes of an Alien Sky

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Eighteen years after the first manned mission from Venus lands on an Earth that had become extinct eons before, Kyal Reen, a member of the Venusian scientific and archaeological team, struggles to reconstruct the ancient history of the mysterious long-lost Terrans, working with a biologist named Lorili, who hopes to prove a relationship between the inhabitants of the two planets. Reprint.

Orphans InThe Sky

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44th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation

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Quill Quire

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The Publishers Trade List Annual

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University of California Union Catalog of Monographs Cataloged by the Nine Campuses from 1963 Through 1967 Authors titles

Author : University of California (System). Institute of Library Research
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Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Sky of Bombs Sky of Stars

Author : Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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A beautiful omnibus edition of the award-winning biographies Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way Tuyet remembers little about life before the Saigon orphanage, before polio left her limping and in constant pain, before the war made it too dangerous to stand under the bomb-filled Vietnam sky. Unable to play with the other children and knowing that at eight she is too old be adopted, she helps care for the babies in the orphanage. So when frantic aid-workers load a van full of babies and take Tuyet as well, she thinks that's why she is there: as a carer. She can't guess that, with the capital about to fall to the North Vietnamese, she is being evacuated on the last airplane full of at-risk children bound for new adoptive homes in the west. Before she knows what is happening, Tuyet is whisked into life with the Morris family: Mom, Dad, their biological daughter Beth, and their adopted children Lara and Aaron. It takes some time to really understand that she isn't there to help care for baby Aaron: she is there to be their daughter. She learns that the bright sparks in the sky are stars, not bombs, that flames on a birthday cake are nothing to fear, and that her only jobs are to play and to be loved. But a bigger test stands before Tuyet: corrective surgery for her twisted ankle, and a gruelling physiotherapy regimen. Unable to speak English yet and terrified that the procedure will fail, Tuyet must draw on every ounce of courage and focus on her dream of running and kicking a ball in a pair of matching shoes. Sky of Bombs, Sky of Stars: A Vietnamese War Orphan Finds Home is an omnibus edition of the award-winning Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way. Retold by acclaimed children's author Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, Tuyet's dramatic true story is based on personal interviews and enhanced with archival photos.

The Song of the Orphans

Author : Daniel Price
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The thrilling second novel in the category-defying Silvers trilogy—melding X-Men and the novels of Blake Crouch—about six extraordinary people who become unwitting refugees on an unfamiliar Earth, and their epic quest to find out why. The end of the world was just the beginning for Hannah and Amanda Given. Saved from apocalypse by three mysterious beings, the sisters, along with four other refugees from their world, were each marked with a silver bracelet and transported to an entirely different Earth: a place where restaurants move through the air like flying saucers and the fabric of time is manipulated by common household appliances, as well as by their very own hands—and a place where terrifying new adversaries seem to be around every corner. Now, after six months in this alt-America and a tumultuous cross-country journey that landed them in New York City, the Silvers find themselves in more trouble than ever. Their new world is dying, and a clan of powerful time benders believes that killing them is the only way to stop it. To make matters worse, the U.S. government has sent its most ruthless covert spy agency to track and capture them. But the biggest threat of all comes from the three god-like beings who first saved them. They had a reason for bringing the Givens and their friends to this world. And when the Silvers learn the awful truth, nothing will ever be the same.

Awaiting a Miracle

Author : Morris Breitbart
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Contains the Polish original and an English translation of several diary entries written in 1943-44 by Morris Breitbart (born in 1921 in Szczerców), while he was in hiding after escaping from a transport train on the way to Treblinka. He was hidden, and his life was thus saved, by a Polish peasant woman, Genia Bejenkow. The entries provide hardly any historical information, but are striking laments of a homeless orphan, who asks where was humanity and where was justice when the Nazis killed innocent Jews, including members of his family, and the world was indifferent.