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andlt;b andgt;The Newbery Honorand#8211;winning second novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin gets a beautiful new repackage.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this second novel in the Earthsea series, Tenar is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, and everything is taken from herand#8212;home, family, possessions, even her name. She is now known only as Arha, the Eaten One, and guards the shadowy, labyrinthine Tombs of Atuan.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Then a wizard, Ged Sparrowhawk, comes to steal the Tombsand#8217; greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. Tenarand#8217;s duty is to protect the Ring, but Ged possesses the light of magic and tales of a world that Tenar has never known. Will Tenar risk everything to escape from the darkness that has become her domain?andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; With millions of copies sold worldwide, Ursula K. Le Guinand#8217;s Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere, alongside the works of such beloved authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Now the full Earthsea collectionand#8212;andlt;i andgt;A Wizard of Earthseaandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;The Tombs of Atuanandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;The Farthest Shoreandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Tehanuandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Tales from Earthseaandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;The Other Windandlt;/iandgt;and#8212;is available with a fresh, modern look that will endear it both to loyal fans and new legions of readers.

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andlt;bandgt;Ursula K. Le Guinandlt;/bandgt; is one of the most distinguished fantasy and science fiction writers of all time. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award, the National Book Award, and the Newbery Honor. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit her online at UrsulaKLeguin.com.

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kaceycluff, March 22, 2013 (view all comments by kaceycluff)
When I was a teen, a portion of the Earthsea book was at the end of our lit book. I didn't know what the book was called at the time. I was not a reader then. I think on some level I was afraid of what I might learn. The tales of Ged hooked me and would not let me go. I've been an ardent fantasy reader ever since. You might say that Ged was my Harry Potter. Maybe one day I might write a tail of my own. It was only recently that I discovered this series anew and I'm greatful you carry it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781442459908
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series:
Earthsea Cycle
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr: (sp fx: metallic stock, 6-color
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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