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The golden compass

Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.
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Genre/Form: Steampunk fiction
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman
ISBN: 0679879242 9780679879244
OCLC Number: 427986120
Notes: Reprint. Originally published under title, Northern lights : London [England] : Scholastic Children's Books, 1995.
"A Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
A 1996 Carnegie Medal book.
Reading level: ages 12 and up.
Description: 399 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part one : Oxford. The decanter of Tokay --
The idea of North --
Lyra's Jordan --
The alethiometer --
The cocktail party --
The throwing nets --
John Faa --
Frustration --
The spies --
Part two : Bolvangar. The consul and the bear --
Armor --
The lost boy --
Fencing --
Bolvangar lights --
The daemon cages --
The silver guillotine --
The witches --
Part three : Svalbard. Fog and ice --
Captivity --
Mortal combat --
Lord Asriel's welcome --
Betrayal --
The bridge to the stars.
Other Titles: Northern lights
Responsibility: Philip Pullman.

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Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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