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Re: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Posted by Bob on July 02, 2001

In Reply to: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress posted by Michael Roseman on July 02, 2001

: This tilte is both a book: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein and a song: music and lyrics: Jimmy Webb (1974; White Oak Songs/ASCAP). Does anyone know the origin of the title?

Heinlein seems to have invented it. I couldn't find any older reference. Anybody else?