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Gifts

Gifts by  Ursula K Le Guin - from More Than Words Inc. (SKU: BOS-L-02c-00663)
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Gifts

by Le Guin, Ursula K

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ISBN 10
0152051236
ISBN 13
9780152051235
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Harcourt Inc. Used - Good. . . All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

Synopsis

Scattered among poor, desolate farms, the clans of the Uplands possess gifts. Wondrous gifts: the ability--with a glance, a gesture, a word--to summon animals, bring forth fire, move the land. Fearsome gifts: They can twist a limb, chain a mind, inflict a wasting illness. The Uplanders live in constant fear that one family might unleash its gift against another. Two young people, friends since childhood, decide not to use their gifts. One, a girl, refuses to bring animals to their death in the hunt. The other, a boy, wears a blindfold lest his eyes and his anger kill. In this beautifully crafted story, Ursula K. Le Guin writes of the proud cruelty of power, of how hard it is to grow up, and of how much harder still it is to find, in the world's darkness, gifts of light.

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Bookseller
More Than Words Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BOS-L-02c-00663
Title
Gifts
Author
Le Guin, Ursula K
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Trade Cloth
ISBN 10
0152051236
ISBN 13
9780152051235
Publisher
Harcourt Inc
Place of Publication
Orlando, Florida, U.s.a.
This edition first published
2004-09-01

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About More Than Words Inc.

More Than Words empowers youth who are in foster care, court-involved, homeless or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. MTW believes that when system-involved youth are challenged with authentic and increasing responsibilities in a business setting, and are given high expectations and a culture of support, they can and will address personal barriers to success, create concrete action plans for their lives, and become contributing members of society. More Than Words began as an online bookselling training program for youth in DCF custody in 2004 and opened its vibrant bookstore on Moody St in Waltham in 2005 and added its Starbucks coffee bar in 2008. MTW replicated its model in the South End of Boston in 2011, thereby doubling the number of youth served annually.

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