Rereading Stranger - Mo's Journal — LiveJournal
|Date:||May 29th, 2008 01:59 am (UTC)|| |
Oh the slide rules! I loved the slide rules. I thought it was so funny to have these futuristic types with their slide rules. I had to explain to Doran what one was. And yes, I *do* (or at least did) have slide rules and knew how to use them.
Tunnel in the Sky was to me like the sunny alternative to Lord of the Flies - kids on their own and they make a go of it. And I saw Carolyn and Rod as best friends/teammates and thought it was very radical of Heinlein to have a pair that was biracial and boy/girl.