Stranger in a strange land Author:Robert A. Heinlein "You now have in your hands the original version of 'Stranger in a Strange Land', as written by Robert Anson Heinlein. — The given names of the chief characters have great importance to the plot. They were carefully selected: Jubal means 'the father of all'. Micheal stands for 'Who is like God?'...I leave it for the reader to find out whate the... more » other names mean."