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A wizard of Earthsea

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 9780547851396 0547851391 9780547722023 0547722028 9780547773742 0547773749 9781451768107 1451768109
OCLC Number: 809265298
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
With a new afterword by the author.
Originally published: Berkeley, Calif. : Parnassus Press, 1968.
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Warriors in the mist --
The shadow --
The school for wizards --
The loosing of the shadow --
The dragon of Pendor --
Hunted --
The hawk's flight --
Hunting --
Iffish --
The open sea.
Responsibility: Ursula K. Le Guin.

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Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance.

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