Questions tagged [joe-haldeman]

Joe Haldeman is an American sci-fi author who has written over 20 novels, and is probably best known for writing The Forever War in 1974.

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Book about space battles are more like submarine battles [duplicate]

I remember reading an older sci-fi book a long time ago where space battles are fought using torpedoes that follow the target ship for light years on end. I would appreciate if somebody could help me ...
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What (if any) is the current status of the Forever War movie?

When are they going to make a movie of The Forever War by Joe Haldeman?
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Why does Joe Haldeman reference education in mathematics in lots of his stories?

In numerous stories by Joe Haldeman, the protagonist's education in mathematics is mentioned even if it's quite irrelevant to the plot. Has he said why that is? Did he study mathematics himself, or ...
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What are the various editions of The Forever War by Joe Haldeman?

The caption on my audio-book copy of The Forever War by Joe Haldeman states that it is... *The author's preferred edition of the seminal SF classic for all times* What are the other editions of ...
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In The Forever War, how do they tell time in the stasis field?

In The Forever War by Joe Haldeman, there is extensive discussion of how Mandella decides He estimates how long to wait as 5 hours to 6 days, and another character estimates 4.5 hours to 5 days, but ...