OPUS 181A, Expanded Universe, Part 5

OPUS 181A, Expanded Universe, Part 5
OPUS 181A
EXPANDED UNIVERSE:
The New Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein
 

OPUS Number
181A
Box Number
125, 126, 127, 128
Title
Expanded Universe: The New Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein
Category
Manuscript
Type
Anthology
Dates, approximate
October 1979
Pages
1554
Description
Part 1, 228 pages, contains a mixture of pages from Expanded Universe, often with numerous hand-edits, clippings for research materials, notes and calculations, and letters between the Heinleins and their agents.
 
Part 2, 336 pages, contains manuscript to page 325, with a few scattered cross-out edits throughout.
 
Part 3, 327 pages, contains manuscript page 326-653, end, with a few scattered cross-out edits throughout.
 
Part 4, 311 pages, contains copy of manuscript to page 299.
 
Part 5, 352 pages, contains copy of manuscript page 300-653, end.
Publication
Published in Baen’s bookazine Destinies in the Spring and Summer 1980 issues.  Published in boards by Ace Books in 1980. Introduction published in Destinies (Spring 1980)
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Files
Original File Name
00002630_OPUS181.pdf
00002650_OPUS181.pdf
00002670_OPUS181.pdf
00002690_OPUS181.pdf
00002691_OPUS181.pdf
Notes
In October 1979 Heinlein conducted extensive telephone interviews with Jim Baen for the introductory and interstitial material to expand The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein; much of the new material was published in Baen’s bookazine Destinies in the Spring and Summer 1980 issues.  Published in boards by Ace Books in 1980.  Much of the material was written specifically for the book, and separate opus numbers were not assigned.  “Where To” was extensively updated again] [Contents: Life-Line, Successful Operation, Blowups Happen, Solution Unsatisfactory, The Last Days of the United States, How To Be a Survivor, Pie from the Sky, They Do It With Mirrors, Free Men, No Bands Playing, No Flags Flying, A Bathroom of Her Own, On the Slopes of Vesuvius, Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon, Pandora’s Box, Where To? Cliff and the Calories, Ray Guns and Rocket Ships, The Third Millennium Opens, Who Are the Heirs of Patrick Henry? Pravda Means Truth, Inside Intourist, Searchlight, The Pragmatics of Patriotism, Paul Dirac, Antimatter, and You, Larger Than Life, Spinoff, The Happy Days Ahead.