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The Star Beast

by HEINLEIN, Robert A

Condition: Very Good


New York: Ace Books, 1954. Softcover. Very Good. Very good in wrappers. Paperback, lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, cover lightly soiled. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

The Star Beast is a 1954 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about a high school senior who discovers that his late father's extra-terrestrial pet is more than it appears to be. The novel, somewhat abridged, was originally serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (May, June, July 1954) as "Star Lummox" and then published in hardcover as part of Scribner's series of Heinlein juveniles.




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