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The Giver (Newberry Medal Book) by Lois Lowry - Signed First Edition - from Wonder Book (SKU: B32951-J-LOW)

The Giver (Newberry Medal Book)

The Giver (Newberry Medal Book) by Lois Lowry - Signed First Edition - from Wonder Book (SKU: B32951-J-LOW)
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The Giver (Newberry Medal Book)

by Lois Lowry

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Collectible - Very Good
ISBN 10
0395645662
ISBN 13
9780395645666
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Collectible - Very Good. WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE! Boston: Houghton Mifflin (not Harcourt) 1993. 1st edition with full number line. Hardcover 8vo 180 pgs. Signed by Lowry on a 'TSC Children's Literature and Storytelling Conference' bookplate affixed to front endpaper, no inscription. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. No Newbery sticker. 13.95 orig price to flap. Inquire if you need further information.

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.

Details

Bookseller
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
B32951-J-LOW
Title
The Giver (Newberry Medal Book)
Author
Lois Lowry
Book condition
Used - Collectible - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395645662
ISBN 13
9780395645666
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Place of Publication
Boston
This edition first published
1993-04-26

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With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.

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