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The Giver.

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The Giver.

by Lowry, Lois

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  • First
Condition
Inked name, else fine in fine dust jacket with the faintest of wear.
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About This Item

Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1993. First edition, first printing. Inked name, else fine in fine dust jacket with the faintest of wear. Winner of the Newbery Award for 1994.

Synopsis

The Giver is a 1993 novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a future society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian; therefore, it could be considered anti-utopian. The novel follows a boy named Jonas through the twelfth year of his life. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness", a plan which has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives.

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On Oct 7 2014, a reader said:
This was a classic long before it became a movie about the hidden problems of creating a utopian society.

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Bookseller
The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Embry 180129
Title
The Giver.
Author
Lowry, Lois
Book condition
Used - Inked name, else fine in fine dust jacket with the faintest of wear.
Edition
First edition, first printing.
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1993. First edition, first printing.
Date published
1993.
Keywords
Children's, newbery medal.

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About the Seller

The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA

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Denver, Colorado
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About The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA

The Hermitage Bookshop was established in 1973 and has been under one owner since its inception. We are a full service rare and used bookshop and our stock is limited to hardbacks in excellent condition. We have been a member of both the ABAA and ILAB since 1980.

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