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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: New York : Ace Science Fiction Books, 1987, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Le Guin's Hainish series begins with the assumption that centuries ago humanoids from the planet Hain ventured through the solar system establishing colonies on various planets including Earth. For mysterious reasons these colonies lose all contact and knowledge of each other until the 21st century when an attempt is made to establish a galactic league. Individual stories in this loosely organized series explore the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-
Left hand of darkness.
New York : Ace Science Fiction Books, 1987, ©1969
(OCoLC)646999626
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0441478123 9780441478125
OCLC Number: 16851569
Notes: "Thirty-third printing."
Description: 304 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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