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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ace mass-market ed., [50th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats
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A human emissary sent to the world of Winter to bring it into a galactic civilization must find a way to bridge the gulf between his outlook and that of the natives, who can change gender at will.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0441478123 9780441478125
OCLC Number: 53345521
Notes: Originally published: New York : Walker, 1969.
Awards: Winner of Nebula Awards 1969
Winner of Spectrum Awards (Hall of Fame) 2003
Description: 304 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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This science fiction novel is the story of Winter, an Earth-like planet with two major differences. Conditions are semi-arctic even at the warmest time of the year, and the inhabitants are all of the  Read more...

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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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