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The hobbit, or, There and back again

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st Mariner Books edView all editions and formats
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Based on a motion picture to be released in theaters Dec. 14, 2012, this is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in a hole in the ground and accompanies Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves on a quest to recover the gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug. At journey's end, after facing trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and worse, Bilbo discovers his destiny.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 9780547844978 0547844972
OCLC Number: 809193909
Notes: Film tie-in.
"The text of this edition is based on the edition published by HarperCollins Publishers in 1995."
"Prelude to: The lord of the rings"--P. [1] of cover.
Includes excerpt from: The fellowship of the ring.
Description: 300 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: An unexpected party --
Roast mutton --
A short rest --
Over hill and under hill --
Riddles in the dark --
Out of the frying-pan into the fire --
Queer lodgings --
Flies and spiders --
Barrels out of the bond --
A warm welcome --
On the doorstep --
Inside information --
Not at home --
Fire and water --
The gathering of the clouds --
A thief in the night --
The clouds burst --
The return journey --
The last stage.
Other Titles: There and back again
Responsibility: J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Based on a motion picture to be released in theaters Dec. 14, 2012, this is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who lives in a hole in the ground and accompanies Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves on a quest to recover the gold stolen from them by the evil dragon Smaug. At journey's end, after facing trolls, goblins, giant spiders, and worse, Bilbo discovers his destiny.

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