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A wizard of Earthsea

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Boston : Graphia/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea was once 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
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 9780547773742 0547773749 9780606266246 0606266240 9780547722023 0547722028
OCLC Number: 818873191
Notes: Sequel: The Tombs of Atuan.
Includes excerpt from: The Tombs of Atuan (p. [267]-297).
Description: 297 pages : map ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Warriors in the mist --
2. The shadow --
3. The school for wizards --
4. The loosing of the shadow --
5. The dragon of Pendor --
6. Hunted --
7. The hawk's flight --
8. Hunting --
9. Iffish --
10 . The open sea --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Earthsea.
Responsibility: Ursula K. Le Guin.

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The greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea was once 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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