[LMB] Heinlein

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 00:37:10 BST 2021


Heinlein was born in same year  as my Grandmother.

On Sun, Oct 3, 2021, 6:21 PM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> Heinlein was also contemporary with TV's Archie Bunker. Think on that for
> a while!
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> I agree.  He was also a graduate of  Naval Academy at Annapolis. He served
> aboard the USS Lexington but he was discharged when he got tuberculosis. He
> lead a fascinating life.
>
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 9:45 PM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Having said what I said about not reading SF authors of Heinlein's
> > generation, I realized I had no sense of when he was born or what his
> > generation was. So I looked him up.
> >
> > He was born in 1907, which makes him roughly the same generation as my
> > parents - a little older, though not by much.
> >
> > So when he was growing up, women couldn't vote yet. He grew up through
> > World War I, the 1920s... he was in  his thirties when World War II came
> > along. He was the same age as Robert E. Howard and James A. Michener.
> >
> > He was so forward-thinking and future-oriented, I thought he was decades
> > younger than that. My respect for him has grown. (And understand that I
> > already respected him.)
> >
> > Remarkable.
> >
> > namaste,
> > Elizabeth
> >
> > Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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