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Author Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
Title Foundation [ebook] / Isaac Asimov
Publisher New York : Bantam Books, 2004
Edition Bantam hardcover ed
Descript 1 online resource (244 p.)
Series Foundation series ; bk. 3
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. Foundation series
Summary One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest psychohistorian: Hari Seldon. For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare--that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire--both scientists and scholars--and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the Galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls his sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. And mankind's last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves, or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction
Note Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam Books, 2004. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 823 KB)
Description based on print version record
Subject Seldon, Hari (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Life on other planets -- Fiction
Space warfare -- Fiction
Psychohistory -- Fiction
Genre Science fiction.
Electronic books.
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9780553900347 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
055390034X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)

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