Our Fair City

Publication date:1949.01
Genre:Fantasy short story
Preceded by:Red Planet
Followed by:Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon
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“Our Fair City” is a fantasy short story by Robert A. Heinlein, originally printed in “Weird Tales” January 1949.


An old parking lot attendant, his pet “Whirlwind” (Kitten), and a muckraking newspaper columnist who decide to “clean up” their city’s corrupt government by running the Whirlwind for political office.