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"It's Great to Be Back!". 1947
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"It's Great to Be Back!"
by Robert A. Heinlein
published in:
The Saturday Evening Post
Edited by Ben Hibbs
26 July 1947
The Curtis Publishing Company
Cover illustration by Constantin Alajalov
116 pages - Covers not included in pagination
Price: $0.10

"It's Great to Be Back!", a Future History short story by Robert A. Heinlein, can be found on pages 18 and 71-79.

The text includes an illustration by Fred Ludekens on page 19.

Reprinted in:

  • A Treasury of Science Fiction (1948, edited by Groff Conklin)
  • The Green Hills of Earth (1951)
  • The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (1958)
  • A Robert Heinlein Omnibus (1966)
  • The Past Through Tomorrow (1967)
  • Ordeal in Space (1989)
  • The Future History of Robert Heinlein: Volume I (2010)
Introductory Blurb
Social Note: Young Mr. and Mrs. MacRae, who have spent the last few years in a roofed city on the Moon, have moved back to the old home planet. It's not all they expected, either.

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