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Gifts

Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin - Hardcover - from Discover Books (SKU: 3190090265)
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Gifts

by Ursula K. Le Guin

  • Used
  • good
  • hardcover
Condition
GOOD
ISBN 10
0152051236
ISBN 13
9780152051235
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Harcourt Inc.. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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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Seller
Discover Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
3190090265
Title
Gifts
Author
Ursula K. Le Guin
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - GOOD
Binding
Hardcover
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 Discover Books

Our company was launched based on the fundamental belief that used books have value and should never go to waste. Prior to our founding, many of our staff worked in the thrift industry where we saw millions of books being sent to landfills each year. With each discarded book, we thought of the imagination, magic, and knowledge lost forever to a garbage heap and we endeavored to find a better way.

We think books should achieve their greatest possible purpose: Whether purchased by another reader, donated to help a child acquire the lifelong skill of literacy, or recycled as a new product, it has a story to tell. We let stories live on.

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