The Resource Glory road, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

Glory road, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

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Glory road
Title
Glory road
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Heinlein
Title variation
Glory road
Title variation remainder
the masters grandest adventure
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eng
Summary
E. C. "Scar" Gordon was on the French Riviera recovering from a tour of combat in Southeast Asia, but he hadn't given up his habit of scanning the personals in the newspaper. One ad in particular leapt out at him: Are you a coward? This is not for you. We badly need a brave man. He must be 23 to 25 years old, in perfect health, at least six feet tall, weigh about 190 pounds, fluent English with some French, proficient with all weapons, some knowledge of engineering and mathematics essential, willing to travel, no family or emotional ties, indomitably courageous and handsome of face and figure. Permanent employment, very high pay, glorious adventure, great danger. You must apply in person, 17 rue Dante, Nice, 2me etage, apt. D. How could you not answer an ad like that, especially when it seemed to describe you perfectly? Well, except maybe for the "handsome" part, but that was in the eye of the beholder anyway. So he went to that apartment and was greeted by the most beautiful woman he'd ever met. She seemed to have many names but agreed he could call her Star. A pretty appropriate name, as it turned out, for the empress of twenty universes. And she sends him on the adventure of a lifetime. Robert A. Heinlein's one true fantasy novel, Glory Road is as much fun today as when he wrote it after Stranger in a Strange Land. Heinlein proves himself as adept with sword and sorcery as with rockets and slide rules, and the result is exciting, satirical, fast-paced, funny, and tremendously readable-a favorite of all who have read it. Glory Road is a masterpiece of escapist entertainment with a typically Heinleinian sting in its tail
Summary
E.C. "Scar" Gordon, a Vietnam veteran, answers an ad promising adventure and meets a mysterious beauty who transports him to another world
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10199343
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1907-1988
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Heinlein, Robert A.
Dewey number
813.54
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fiction
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Read by Bronson Pinchot
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  • Pinchot, Bronson
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True
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  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Quests (Expeditions)
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adult
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the master's grandest adventure
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Glory road, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
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MWT10024227
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 34 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781481590372
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MWT10024227
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Label
Glory road, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10024227
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 34 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481590372
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024227
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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