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Robert A. Heinlein

Author (7-Jul-1907 — 8-May-1988)


Howard Bruce Franklin. Robert A. Heinlein: America As Science Fiction. New York: Oxford University Press. 1980. 232pp.

Robert A. Heinlein; Virginia Heinlein (editor). Grumbles From the Grave. New York, NY: Ballantine Books/Del Rey. 1990. 281pp. A brief biography from Heinlein's wife (which contains some fictions), followed by a selection of letters.

Joseph D. Olander; Martin H. Greenberg (editors). Robert A. Heinlein. New York: Taplinger Publishing Company. 1978. Nine essays, Writers of the 21st Century Series.

Alexei Panshin. Heinlein in Dimension: A Critical Analysis. Chicago: Advent Publishers. 1968. 198pp.

J. Neil Schulman. Robert Heinlein Interview: And Other Heinleiniana. Pulpless. 1999. 204pp.

George Edgar Slusser. Robert A. Heinlein: Stranger in His Own Land. San Bernardino, CA: The Borgo Press. 1976. 60pp. Also a second edition in 1977, of 64pp.

Leon E. Stover. Robert A. Heinlein. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1987.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.302)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.475)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.115)

  10. Contemporary Novelists (pp.584-86)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.325)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.432)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.458)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.325)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.229)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.49)

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