The Forever War

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Random House Publishing Group, May 12, 1981 - 218 pages
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I love happy endings - Goodreads
The whole thing feels more like a parody. - Goodreads
Good science, good writing. - Goodreads
Interesting premise here. - Goodreads
The ending was kind of a let down. - Goodreads
Was a pretty ripping sci fi military yarn. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Corrado Oppizzi - Goodreads

A book that's damn near boring. Military science fiction, an interesting concept which, as you might expect, becomes a burden after the first meandering 50 pages of this seventies artifact. As ... Read full review

Review: The Forever War (The Forever War #1)

User Review  - meagh - Goodreads

A fun read with a far look to the future. Read full review

About the author (1981)

Joe Haldeman has uniquely blended a strong interest in astronomy and with his love for writing to publish numerous novels, anthologies and short stories over three decades. He holds a B.S. in astronomy from the University of Maryland (1967), and an M.F.A. in English from the Iowa Writers Workshop (1975). An adjunct professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haldeman has also taught at Michigan State, Larion West Seattle, SUNY Buffalo, Princeton, University of North Dakota, Kent State and the University of North Florida Haldeman's works include War Year (1972), The Forever War (1975), Worlds (1981), Worlds Apart (1983), Tools of the Trade (1987), and The Hemingway Hoax (1990). He has also co-authored and edited numerous works of science fiction. Born in Oklahoma on June 9, 1943, Haldeman grew up in Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Washington D.C., and Alaska. He was drafted into the military in 1967, fighting in the Central Highlands of Vietnam as a combat engineer with the 4th Division (1/22nd Airmobile Battalion), for which he received the Purple Heart, among other medals.

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