Citizen of the Galaxy
A classic novel from the mind of the storyteller who captures the imagination of readers from around the world, and across two generations
Science Fiction Grand Master
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY
In a distant galaxy, the atrocity of slavery was alive and well, and young Thorby was just another orphaned boy sold at auction. But his new owner, Baslim, is not the disabled beggar he appears to be: adopting Thorby as his son, he fights relentlessly as an abolitionist spy. When the authorities close in on Baslim, Thorby must ride with the Free Traders -- a league of merchant princes -- throughout the many worlds of a hostile galaxy, finding the courage to live by his wits and fight his way from society's lowest rung. But Thorby's destiny will be forever changed when he discovers the truth about his own identity....
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This book is great it is one of my favorites from Robert A. Heinlein.
Review: Citizen of the GalaxyUser Review - Brad Wheeler - Goodreads
I have to say, I'm envious of how simple and unadorned Heinlein's writing is. His writing is not flowery or poetic or stylish, it just kind of "is." And yet, his stories move alone briskly and are ... Read full review