OPUS 152, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Part 05

OPUS 152, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Part 05
OPUS 152
THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS
 

OPUS Number
152
Box Number
075, 076, 077, 078, 079, 080
Title
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Category
Manuscript
Type
Novel
Dates, approximate
 
Pages
2759
Description
Part 1, 228 pages, contains notes for the story. Pages 56-57 are an article about “Moon” by Sharon Presley. Pages 58-87 are calculations of orbits, etc. Pages 88-107 are articles and pamphlets about the Libertarian Party and its founding. Pages 108-124 are typewritten notes for story. First draft of manuscript, titled “That Thinkum Dinkum” and “The Brass Cannon”, to manuscript page 99 with extensive hand-edits.
 
Part 2, 200 pages, contains first draft manuscript (no edits) to manuscript page 200.
 
Part 3, 200 pages, contains first draft manuscript (no edits) manuscript pages 201-400.
 
Part 4, 204 pages, contains first draft manuscript (no edits) manuscript pages 401 to end, page 603.
 
Part 5, 200 pages, contains first draft manuscript, with numerous edits, to manuscript page 207.
 
Part 6, 200 pages, contains first draft manuscript, with numerous edits, manuscript pages 208-407.
 
Part 7, 196 pages, contains first draft manuscript, with numerous edits, manuscript pages 407-end, page 603.
 
Part 8, 232 pages, first 12 pages are book intro pages. Draft of manuscript, with only technical edits, pages 1-219.
 
Part 9, 262 pages, contains draft of manuscript, with only technical edits, pages 220-end, page 482.
 
Part 10, 197 pages, contains proof copy of manuscript.
 
Part 11, 153 pages, contains proof copy of manuscript.
 
Part 12, 240 pages, contains typesetters copy of manuscript, pages 1-234.
 
Part 13, 247 pages, contains typesetters copy of manuscript, pages 235-end.
Publication
serialized in [Worlds of] If magazine in December 1965, January, February, March, April 1966; published by Putnam=s in 1966.  Won the Hugo Award for Best Novel of 1966].  An excerpt was published in Inside Information (ed. Abbe Mowshowitz, Addison-Wesley, 1977, and another excerpt titled AThat Dinkum Thinkum@ was published in Computers, Computers, Computers (ed. Dennie L. Van Tassel, London, NEL, 1977.)
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Notes
working title(s): Wyoming Schmidt, The Brass Cannon, That Dinkum Thinkum, One Way Trip, The Stone Axe, The Brass Cannon: Being the Personal Memoir of Manuel Garcia O=Kelly Davis, Freeman, concerning the Lunar Rebellion: a True History