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Birthday of the World And Other Stories

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ISBN-10: 0060509066

ISBN-13: 9780060509064

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin, Guin U. Le

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The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, five Hugo Awards and five Nebula Awards, the renowned writer Ursula K. Le Guin has, in each story and novel, created a provocative, ever-evolving universe filled with diverse worlds and rich characters reminiscent of our earthly selves. Now, in The Birthday of the World, this gifted artist returns to these worlds in eight brilliant short works, including a never-before-published novella, each of which probes the essence of humanity.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

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Foreword
Coming of Age in Karhide
The Matter of Seggri
Unchosen Love
Mountain Ways
Solitude
Old Music and the Slave Women
The Birthday of the World
Paradises Lost