An omnibus edition.
It was just a dusty,
old tin-can of a robot - with no guarantee. But Jeff only needed it to
teach him Martian Colony Swahili before he got expelled from the Space
Jeff Wells didn't really know what he had purchased.
He didn't realize that the robot had been constructed by a genius half a century ago - from the salvaged parts of a damaged alien spacecraft.
He didn't know about the robot's amazing technological skills - such as antigrav and a strange capacity for human emotions - among other things.
Jeff Wells didn't really know what he was getting himself into...
Janet Asimov (maiden name Janet Opal Jeppson, born 1926) is an American science fiction author, psychiatrist, and a psychoanalyst.
Janet Asimov started writing children's science fiction under the name J. O. Jeppson in the 1970s. She was married to Isaac Asimov from 1973 until his death in 1992, and they collaborated on a number of science fiction books aimed at young readers, including the Norby series.
Janet Asimov. Wikipedia.