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Starship troopers, Robert A. Heinlein

Label
Starship troopers
Title
Starship troopers
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Heinlein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The science fiction masterpiece - and basis for Paul Verhoeven's 1997 cult classic film. 5,000 years in the future, humanity faces total extermination. Our one defence: highly-trained soldiers who scour the metal-strewn blackness of space to hunt down a terrifying enemy: an insect life-form known only as 'Bugs.' This is the story of trooper Johnny Rico, from his idealistic enlistment in the infantry of the future through his rigorous training to the command of his own platoon. And his destiny is a war that will span the galaxy. Robert A. Heinlein announced himself as a master of modern science fiction with Starship Troopers, his controversial take on modern military politics. His best-known novels include The Moon is a Harsh Mistress and Stranger in a Strange Land
Summary
With Earth embroiled in a vast interplanetary war with the "Bugs," a young recruit in the Federal Reserves relates his experiences training in boot camp and as a junior officer in the Terran Mobile Infantry
Theme
Pace
Tone
Award
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 1960.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
033377
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-1988
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heinlein, Robert A.
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Space warfare
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Starship troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Putnam, 1959; Great Britain: Four Square Books, 1961
  • "The science fiction classic"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781473616110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Starship troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Putnam, 1959; Great Britain: Four Square Books, 1961
  • "The science fiction classic"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781473616110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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