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Not for Glory

(1988)
(The third book in the Metsada Mercenary Corps series)
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Publisher's Weekly
Tetsuo Hanavi may hold the noncombatant rank of inspector-general in the Mercenary Corps of the Israeli-descended planet Metzanda, but his real job is something closer to hitman. Along with his uncle, disgraced ex-Gen. Shimon Bar-El, Tetsuo here becomes involved in two of his government's campaigns. To establish the pair's powers, Rosenberg shows how their cleverness and ruthlessness clear up the first assignment in puzzlingly short order. The second, however, gets so tangled in obscure future politics that it seems just as pointless. Rosenberg's interesting idea of combining the mysticism of oriental martial arts with pragmatic sabra toughness is as undeveloped as the stock characters and the unexamined romanticism of arms and man. (March)

Library Journal
To maintain the integrity of their reputation as the galaxy's mercenary elite, the soldiers of the barren world of Metzada adhere to a rigid code of loyalty and honor reminiscent of their Jewish-Israeli ancestors. When a veteran soldier apparently betrays the code, it becomes the ongoing task of his nephew to terminate himif he can. With the same gritty realism found in Emile and the Dutchman , this delivers fact-paced sf action-adventure with a refreshing twist. For sf collections. JC

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: Not for Glory
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
ISBN: 0-453-00580-2 / 978-0-453-00580-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Adult
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Paperback Editions

February 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Not for Glory
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
ISBN: 0-586-20702-3 / 978-0-586-20702-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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March 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Not for Glory
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
ISBN: 0-451-15845-8 / 978-0-451-15845-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Not for Glory (Thousand Worlds)
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
ISBN: 1-5226-8369-0 / 978-1-5226-8369-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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February 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Not for Glory: Thousand Worlds, Book 3
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

January 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Not For Glory (Metzada Mercenary Corps Book 2)
Author(s): Joel Rosenberg
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
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