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The Tombs of Atuan - (Earthsea Cycle) by Ursula K Le Guin

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  • One of the Time 100 Best Fantasy Books Of All Time The Newbery Honor-winning second novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin.
  • 7.4" x 4.1" Paperback
  • 256 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Classics
  • Series Name: Earthsea Cycle

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About the Book



Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief who seeks a special treasure.



Book Synopsis



One of the Time 100 Best Fantasy Books Of All Time

The Newbery Honor-winning second novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin.

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 her--home, family, possessions, even her name. She is now known only as Arha, the Eaten One, and guards the shadowy, labyrinthine Tombs of Atuan.

Then a wizard, Ged Sparrowhawk, comes to steal the Tombs' greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. Tenar'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?

With millions of copies sold worldwide, Ursula K. Le Guin'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.



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"New and longtime Earthsea fans will be drawn to these impressive new editions."



About the Author



Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was the celebrated author of twenty-three novels, twelve volumes of short stories, eleven volumes of poetry, thirteen children's books, five essay collections, and four works of translation. Her acclaimed books received the Hugo, Nebula, Endeavor, Locus, Tiptree, Sturgeon, PEN-Malamud, and National Book Awards, a Newbery Honor, and the Pushcart and Janet Heidinger Kafka Prizes, among others. In 2014, she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2016 joined the short list of authors to be published in their lifetimes by the Library of America. Le Guin was also the recipient of the Association for Library Service to Children's May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award and the Margaret Edwards Award. She received lifetime achievement awards from World Fantasy Awards, Los Angeles Times, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, and Willamette Writers, as well as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Grand Master Award and the Library of Congress Living Legends Award. Her website is UrsulaKLeGuin.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.4 Inches (H) x 4.1 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .3 Pounds
Number of Pages: 256
Series Title: Earthsea Cycle
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Classics
Publisher: S&s/Saga Press
Format: Paperback
Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2001
TCIN: 11818297
UPC: 9780689845369
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-9640
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.7 inches length x 4.1 inches width x 7.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.3 pounds
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