Citizen of the Galaxy Author:Robert A. Heinlein The slave market stood on the spaceport side of the Plaza of Liberty facing the capitol of the Nine Worlds. The auction chant of the slave trader was frequently drowned out by the rocket roar of the space ships. — Why a slave market in the future's advanced galactic science? Why the sale of this particular newly imported young man, Thorby? Who in... more »deed was Thorby?
Citizen of the Galaxy keeps its secret throughout Thorby's strange adventures on that planet and on the Free Trading ship Sisu, where the Free Traders have worked out "the oddest solution to the difficult problem of how to be human and survive of any society in history."
"Science, mystery, and strong ethical concepts give the book sure appeal to devotees of science fiction."