"The Door Into Summer"

Title"The Door Into Summer"
Year for Search1956
AuthorsHeinlein, Robert A[nson](1907-88)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition 11.4 - 6 (65-67)
Pagination3-55, 3-66, 35-72
Date PublishedOctober - December 1956
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The novel is set in 1970 and 2000 and is primarily science fiction with a man who is frozen in 1970, wakes in 2000, time travels back to 1970, and returns to 2000 having resolved his 1970s problems in ways that will make his life in 2000 better. 2000 is generally presented positively and 1970 negatively but both have problems.

Additional Publishers

Repub. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957. Rpt. as vol. 5 The Virginia Edition of his works. Decatur, GA: Meisha Merlin, 2006 and separately Houston, TX: The Virginia Edition, 2008.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1907-88)

Full Text

1956 Heinlein, Robert A[nson] (1907-88). “The Door Into Summer.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 11.4 - 6 (65-67) (October - December 1956): 3-55, 3-66, 35-72. Repub. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1957. Rpt. as vol. 5 The Virginia Edition of his works. Decatur, GA: Meisha Merlin, 2006 and separately Houston, TX: The Virginia Edition, 2008. Merril, PSt

The novel is set in 1970 and 2000 and is primarily science fiction with a man who is frozen in 1970, wakes in 2000, time travels back to 1970, and returns to 2000 having resolved his 1970s problems in ways that will make his life in 2000 better. 2000 is generally presented positively and 1970 negatively but both have problems.