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Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: Volume 1 (1907-1948): 
Learning Curve

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) is generally considered the greatest American SF writer of the 20th century. A famous and bestselling author in later life, he started as a Navy man and graduate of Annapolis who was forced to retire because of tuberculosis.

Given his desire for privacy in the later decades of his life, he was both stranger and more interesting than one coul