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SIXTH COLUMN: A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF A STRANGE INTRIGUE by  Robert A Heinlein - First edition - [1949] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

SIXTH COLUMN: A SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF A STRANGE INTRIGUE

by Heinlein, Robert A

Condition: Light finger mark to front cover, a fine copy in a brilliant fine dust jacket with a little mild rubbing to lower edge. (14039)


New York: Gnome Press, [1949]. First edition. Light finger mark to front cover, a fine copy in a brilliant fine dust jacket with a little mild rubbing to lower edge. (14039). Octavo, cloth. Signed by Heinlein on the title page. Science fiction novel in which the U.S. is conquered by Asia and a small group of scientists plot to save the country.

Sixth Column, also known under the title The Day After Tomorrow, is a science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, based on a story by editor John W. Campbell, and set in a United States that has been conquered by the PanAsians, a combination of Chinese and Japanese. Originally published as a serial in Astounding Science Fiction (January, February, March 1941, as by Anson MacDonald) it was published in hardcover in 1949.




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