The Menace from Earth Author:Robert A. Heinlein A collection of short stories by Heinlein, featuring: — THE YEAR OF THE JACKPOT -- A statistician charts a curve of strange, unusual happenings throughout the earth, only to find that his facts and figures prove the approach of the end of the world. — BY HIS BOOTSTRAPS -- A man steps thirty thousand years into time and is trapped in the fourth dim... more »ension with three strange, yet oddly familiar people.
COLUMBUS WAS A DOPE -- A short, ironic tale about the sorts who are driven to explore and those that mock that drive.
The Menace from Earth
SKY LIFT -- A space mission to take emergency vaccine to an outpost on Pluto.
GOLDFISH BOWL -- One by one, people disappear from the earth in great swirling balls of fire, and are held captive in space by beings of vastly superior intelligence.
PROJECT NIGHTMARE -- When the United States is held hostage with nuclear weapons planted around the nation by the Soviet Union, clairvoyants and telekinetics are gathered together to find the bombs and prevent them from exploding.
WATER IS FOR WASHING -- Four strangers try to survive a tidal wave flooding California’s Imperial Valley.« less