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In reminiscence but eco-friendly: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1920–1954, is the 1st quantity of Isaac Asimov's two-volume autobiography. It was once released in 1979. this primary quantity covers the years 1920 to 1954, which lead as much as the purpose simply ahead of Asimov changing into a full-time author. In pleasure nonetheless Felt: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1954–1978 is the second one a part of Asimov's autobiography, and covers the years 1954 to 1978.
In reminiscence but eco-friendly is Asimov's joint two hundredth booklet, being released at the related day as Opus two hundred. It contains one among Asimov's first ever brief technology fiction tales, "The Weapon" (1938).

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It is possible that money changed hands and that his family bought immunity for him. I don't know this; it's just a guess on my part. My mother used to travel to Vitebsk, about 120 miles northwest of Petrovichi, in order to buy merchandise for the store. Why Vitebsk, when Smolensk was closer, I don't know. During the war, this grew increasingly dangerous as soldiers became more common along the route and as defeat after defeat drove the government ever closer to disorganization and revolution. On March 16, 1917, the Tsar abdicated, and Alexander Kerensky established a socialist government.

I weighed 4V2 pounds at birth.

She married him in June 1918 and may well have done so as the only way of getting rid of him. " My mother cast a ruminative eye backward into her life and said, "Let's see now. " As far as I know, however, my father, who fell in love with my mother at puberty, if not before, never wavered. He did not, in the time I knew him, ever look at another woman, say a flirtatious word, make an off-color remark, or in any way indicate that sex, in even its mildest form, existed for him—except, of course, in connection with my mother, since he did, somehow (but I presume in the usual fashion), have three children by her.

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