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A Fisherman of the Inland Sea: Stories

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Publisher Comments:

The winner of the Pushcart Prize, the Kafka Award, and the National Book Award, Ursula K. Le Guin has created a profound and transformational literature. The award-winning stories in A Fisherman of the Inland Sea range from the everyday to the outer limits of experience, where the quantum uncertainties of space and time are resolved only in the depths of the human heart. Astonishing in their diversity and power, they exhibit both the artistry of a major writer at the height of her powers and the humanity of a mature artist confronting the world with her gift of wonder still intact.

Review:

"[Le Guin] wields her pen with a moral psychological sophistication rarely seen." Newsweek

About the Author

Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of more than one hundred short stories, two collections of essays, four volumes of poetry, and nineteen novels. Her best-known fantasy works, the Earthsea books, have sold millions of copies in America and England, and have been translated into sixteen languages. Her first major work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness, is considered epochmaking in the field because of its radical investigation of gender roles and its moral and literary complexity.

Three of Le Guin's books have been finalists for the American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, and among the many honors her writing has received are the National Book Award, five Hugo Awards, five Nebula Awards, the Kafka Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and the Harold D. Vursell Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060763510
Subtitle:
Stories
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K
Author:
Le
Author:
Guin, Ursula K.
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Author:
by Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20050315
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.05x5.31x.56 in. .45 lbs.

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