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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 1994, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
On behalf of his government, an earthling travels to an alien, backward world whose inhabitants are all ambisexual.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0441478123 9780441478125
OCLC Number: 466391902
Notes: "Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards for best science fiction novel of the year"--Cover.
Awards: Winner of Nebula Awards 1969
Winner of Spectrum Awards (Hall of Fame) 2003
Description: 304 pages
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin.


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"Like all great writers of fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin creates imaginary worlds that restore us, hearts eased, to our own." A jewel of a story. (Frank Herbert) An instant classic. ("Minneapolis Read more...

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