The Green Hills of Earth

The Green Hills of Earth
Publication date:1947.02
Genre:Science fiction short story
Series:Future History
Preceded by:On the Slopes of Vesuvius
Followed by:Space Jockey
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“The Green Hills of Earth” is a science fiction short story by Robert A. Heinlein, and the title of a song, “The Green Hills of Earth,” mentioned in several of his novels. One of his “Future History” stories, the short story originally appeared in “The Saturday Evening Post” February 8, 1947.

Exposition

“This is the story of Rhysling, the Blind Singer of the Spaceways—but not the official version.”—The Past Through Tomorrow, p. 363

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