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For questions about the 1958 novel "Have Space Suit—Will Travel" by Robert A. Heinlein.

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Was Kip's defiance relevant to the Galactics' decision?

In Heinlein's Have Spacesuit, Will Travel, when humanity is being evaluated to determine if the galactic authorities will destroy it, Kip gives a defiant speech threatening them - and the Galactics ...
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When Peewee shows up, why is she wearing a space suit?

In ch. 4 of Heinlein's Have Space Suit, Will Travel, two flying saucers land in the field behind the protagonist Kip's house. Two figures come out of one. We later learn that these are the Mother ...
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Heinlein's Have Space Suit -- Will Travel, illustrated edition?

I'm 52, and like a lot of American guys my age, I first fell in love with SF by reading the Heinlein juveniles, which my grade-school library had on the shelf. Recently, for nostagia, I've been ...
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Heinlein -- long hair in 1958?

In Have Space Suit--Will Travel, by Robert Heinlein, the POV character Kip says, after spending some time immobilized in an alien hospital: There was a mirror ... It showed me with enough hair to ...
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