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Life-Line. 1939 Life-Line
by Robert A. Heinlein
published in:
Astounding Science-Fiction
Edited by John W. Campbell
August 1939 - Vol.XXIII, No.6
Street & Smith Publications
New York
Cover illustration by Virgil Finlay
164 pages
Price: $0.20

Life-Line, a Future History short story by Robert A. Heinlein, can be found on pages 83-95.

The text includes an illustration by Manuel Rey Isip on page 83.

Reprinted in:

  • The Man Who Sold the Moon (1950)
  • The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (1958)
  • The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein (1966)
  • A Robert Heinlein Omnibus (1966)
  • The Past Through Tomorrow (1967)
  • The Best of Robert Heinlein (1973)
  • Expanded Universe (1980)
  • Life Line (1993) [RAH collection of the same name]
  • The Future History of Robert Heinlein: Volume I (2010)
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A new author suggests a means of determining the day a man must die - startlingly plausible method!

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