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Pebble in the Sky By Isaac Asimov

Pebble in the Sky
by Isaac Asimov

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The first novel of the Galactic Empire, the period between our own time and the universe of Asimov's "Foundation" series. This novel places an ordinary man in the path of little-understood phenomena being investigated at the Chicago Institute for Nuclear Research.
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Pebble in the Sky Reviews


`Isaac Asimov was one of the great explainers of the age...It will never be known how many practicing scientists today, in how many countries, owe their initial inspiration to a book, article, or short story by Isaac Asimov'
Carl Sagan

`Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction'
Daily Telegraph

`Asimov's career was one of the most formidable in science fiction'
The Times

About Isaac Asimov


Isaac Asimov was born in 1920 in Russia and was brought to the USA by his parents three years later. He grew up in Brooklyn and attended Columbia University. After a short spell in the army, he gained a doctorate and worked in academia and chemical research.

Asimov's career as a science fiction writer began in 1939 with the short story `Marooned Off Vesta'. Thereafter he became a regular contributor to the leading SF magazines of the day. Asimov wrote hundreds of short stories and novels, including the iconic I, Robot and Foundation. He won the Hugo Award four times and the Nebula Award once.

Apart from his world-famous science fiction, Asimov also wrote highly successful detective mystery stories, a four-volume History of North America, a two-volume Guide to the Bible, a biographical dictionary, encyclopaedias, and textbooks, as well as two volumes of autobiography.

Asimov died in 1992 at the age of 72.

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GOR001217761
Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov
Used - Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1987-11-30
224
0586069526
9780586069523
N/A
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