"The Last Letter"

Title"The Last Letter"
Year for Search1958
AuthorsLeiber, Fritz [Reuter] [Jr.](1910-92)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction
Volume / Edition16.2
Pagination45-56
Date PublishedJune 1958
ISSN Number0016-4003
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Satire on a technologically oriented society that uses most of the technology for advertising. People live in hives overseen by a Queen Mother and every boy in the hive must marry one of the “Girls Next Door.”

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his A Pail of Air (New York: Ballantine Books, 1964), 132-44; and in The Worlds of Fritz Leiber (New York: Ace Books, 1976), 219-32. Rpt. (Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1979), 219-32

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Author Note

(1910-92)

Full Text

1958 Leiber, Fritz [Reuter, Jr.] (1910-92). “The Last Letter.” Galaxy Science Fiction 16.2 (June 1958): 45-56. Rpt. in his A Pail of Air (New York: Ballantine Books, 1964), 132-44; and in The Worlds of Fritz Leiber (New York: Ace Books, 1976), 219-32. Rpt. (Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1979), 219-32. PSt

Satire on a technologically oriented society that uses most of the technology for advertising. People live in hives overseen by a Queen Mother and every boy in the hive must marry one of the “Girls Next Door.”