New York; (1959): Gnome Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #028339
. 256pp. In this case, a routine private-eye investigation unfolds into an inquiry into the ultimate nature of reality with similarly unsettling discoveries about who runs the show. Heinlein's genius allows the reader to think about the ambiguities of a world that is full of mysteries and conspiracies over which we have no control. Bound in gray cloth lettered in yellow, red, and purple, repeated on spine, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket lettered and decorated in red, white, and black, spine lettering white, showing only light wear to spine ends and edges, text block a somewhat toned.