9780765319135-0765319136-Pebble in the Sky

Pebble in the Sky

ISBN-13: 9780765319135
ISBN-10: 0765319136
Edition: First
Author: Asimov, Isaac
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Orb Books
Format: Paperback 256 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780765319135
ISBN-10: 0765319136
Edition: First
Author: Asimov, Isaac
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Orb Books
Format: Paperback 256 pages

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Acknowledged authors Asimov, Isaac wrote Pebble in the Sky comprising 256 pages back in 2010. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0765319136 and 9780765319135. Since then Pebble in the Sky textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 1.16 or rent at the marketplace.

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Pebble in the Sky is the first novel by celebrated, multi-award winning science fiction Grand Master Isaac Asimov. Full of wonders and ideas, this is the book that launched the novels of the Galactic Empire, culminating in the Foundation books and novels. It is also one of that select group of SF adventures that since the early 1950s has hooked generations of teenagers on reading science fiction. This is Golden Age SF at its finest.

One moment Joseph Schwartz is a happily retired tailor in 1949 Chicago. The next he's a helpless stranger on Earth during the heyday of the first Galactic Empire.

Earth, he soon learns, is a backwater, just a pebble in the sky, despised by all the other 200 million planets of the Empire because its people dare to claim it's the original home of man. And Earth is poor, with great areas of radioactivity ruining much of its soil―so poor that everyone is sentenced to death at the age of sixty.

Joseph Schwartz is sixty-two...

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