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Pebble in the sky / Isaac Asimov
Fiction Fiction | TOR | 2008 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : TOR, 2008, c1950.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
255 p. ; 22 cm.
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Originally published in 1950.
"Isaac Asimov's first novel"--Jacket.
Summary
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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9780765319128
0765319128
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