Title Profile & Character Information

Stranger in a Strange Land

Annotation
The Hugo Award-winning and controversial science fiction masterpiece from Robert A. Heinlein, the New York Times bestselling author of Starship Troopers.
Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while teaching them his own fundamental beliefs in grokking, watersharing, and love.

Awards
1962  Hugo Awards

Characters
NameSmith, Valentine Michael
GenderMale
TraitHeir

GenreScience fiction
    --New age
Sociological
Classic
Fiction
TopicsMorality
Meaning of love
Social movements
Human nature
Psychic abilities
SettingEarth