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The caves of steel
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Series:
Robot series volume 1.
Published:
New York : Bantam Books, 1991, c1954.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xvi, 270 pages ; 18 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction Asimov
Description
A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Like most people left behind on an over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley had little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions. But when a prominent Spacer is murdered under mysterious circumstances, Baley is ordered to the Outer Worlds to help track down the killer. The relationship between Life and his Spacer superiors, who distrusted all Earthmen, was strained from the start. Then he learned that they had assigned him a partner: R. Daneel Olivaw. Worst of all was that the "R" stood for robot--and his positronic partner was made in the image and likeness of the murder victim!
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780553293401 (pbk.), 0553293400 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.7, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
750

Notes

General Note
"Spectra."
General Note
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1954.
Description
Fearing a violent confrontation between Earthmen and Spacers, Detective Baley and his new partner, a robot made in the image of the victim, investigate the murder of a Spacetown scientist.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Asimov, I. (19911954). The caves of steel. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992. 19911954. The Caves of Steel. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992, The Caves of Steel. New York: Bantam Books, 19911954.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Asimov, Isaac. The Caves of Steel. New York: Bantam Books, 19911954. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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