Time for the Stars by Robert A. Heinlein

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Travel to other planets is now a reality, and with overpopulation stretching the resources of Earth, the necessity of finding habitable worlds is growing ever more urgent. There's a problem though--because the spaceships are slower than light, any communication between the exploring ships and Earth would take years.

Tom and Pat are identical twin teenagers. As twins they've always been close, so close that it seemed like they could read each other's minds. When they are recruited by the Long Range Foundation, the twins find out that they can, indeed, peer into each other's thoughts. Along with other telepathic duos, they are enlisted to be the human transmitters and receivers that will keep the ships in contact with Earth. But there's a catch: one of the twins has to stay behind--and that one will grow old--while the other explores the depths of space and returns as a young man still.

About Robert A. Heinlein

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Robert A. Heinlein, four-time winner of the Hugo Award and recipient of three Retro Hugos, received the first Grand Master Nebula Award for lifetime achievement. His worldwide bestsellers have been translated into 22 languages and include Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, Time Enough for Love, and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. His long-lost first novel, For Us, the Living, was recently published by Scribner and Pocket Books.
Published April 1, 2010 by Tor Books. 163 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Mr. Heinlein's latest book is set in the far distant future when even space ships have been outdated and man is travelling by torchship.

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