New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. First edition. Very Good +/Very Good +. A presentable first edition of one of Heinlein's best works. Book and jacket both in Very Good + condition. Book with minor edgewear to the boards, page block dusty and with light foxing. Dust jacket retains the original "5.95" price and is complete. Minor rubbing at the spine ends and along the flap folds, spine a trifle toned.Heinlein's sci-fi masterpiece, considered one of the classics of the genre. Published in 1966, "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" follows the rebellion of a prison colony against Earth. The book would be nominated for a Nebula Award -- and win a Hugo Award. "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" often appears on lists of the top ten science fiction works of all time, and is noted not only for its lauded representation of the future but as an expression of Heinlein's libertarian political leanings. Of Heinlein, famed science fiction writer Samuel Delany claimed: "modern critics attempting to wrestle with that influence find themselves dealing with an object rather like the sky or an ocean.". Very Good + in Very Good + dust jacket.
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