Stranger in a Strange Land
Genres
Fiction
Science Fiction
First Published
1961-06-01
Subjects
Consumerism
Classics
Mars
Original Language
English Language
Author
Robert A. Heinlein
Category
Book

Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land is a 1961 science fiction novel by American author Robert A. Heinlein. It tells the story of Valentine Michael Smith, a human who comes to Earth in early adulthood after being born on the planet Mars and raised by Martians. The novel explores his interaction with—and eventual transformation of—terrestrial culture. The title is an allusion to the phrase in Exodus 2:22. According to Heinlein, the novel's working title was The Heretic. Several later editions of the ... more on Wikipedia

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