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  1. Heinlein, Robert A. Heinlein, Robert Anson Heinlein(noun)

    United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988)


  1. Robert A. Heinlein

    Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his time. He was one of the first science fiction writers to break into mainstream magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post in the late 1940s. He was one of the best-selling science fiction novelists for many decades, and he, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke are often considered to be the "Big Three" of science fiction authors. A notable writer of science fiction short stories, Heinlein was one of a group of writers who came to prominence under the editorship of John W. Campbell, Jr. in his Astounding Science Fiction magazine—though Heinlein denied that Campbell influenced his writing to any great degree. Within the framework of his science fiction stories, Heinlein repeatedly addressed certain social themes: the importance of individual liberty and self-reliance, the obligation individuals owe to their societies, the influence of organized religion on culture and government, and the tendency of society to repress nonconformist thought.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of robert a. heinlein in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of robert a. heinlein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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