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The left hand of darkness

Author: Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the planet Winter, there is no gender. The Gethenians can become male or female during each mating cycle, and this is something that other cultures find incomprehensible. The Ekumen of Known Worlds has sent an ethnologist to study the inhabitants of this forbidding, ice-bound world. At first he finds his subjects difficult and off-putting, with their elaborate social systems and alien minds. But in the course of  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin
OCLC Number: 70807585
Notes: Originally published: New York : Ace Books, 2003.
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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On the planet Winter, there is no gender. The Gethenians can become male or female during each mating cycle, and this is something that other cultures find incomprehensible. The Ekumen of Known Worlds has sent an ethnologist to study the inhabitants of this forbidding, ice-bound world. At first he finds his subjects difficult and off-putting, with their elaborate social systems and alien minds. But in the course of a long journey across the ice he reaches an understanding with one of the Gethenians - it might even be a kind of love ...-Back cover.

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