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A wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin

Label
A wizard of Earthsea
Title
A wizard of Earthsea
Statement of responsibility
Ursula K. Le Guin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
During a spell recalling the dead, the boy Sparrowhawk, a sorcerer's apprentice, unwittingly unleashes evil on the land. He grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1969.
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093635
Cataloging source
INO
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1929-
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Le Guin, Ursula K.
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1150
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
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True
Series statement
Earthsea cycle
Series volume
bk. one
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  • Magic
  • Wizards
  • Dragons
  • Good and evil
  • Earthsea (Imaginary place)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • With a new afterword by the author
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780547851396
Isbn Type
(hc.)
System control number
(OCoLC)809265298
Label
A wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • With a new afterword by the author
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780547851396
Isbn Type
(hc.)
System control number
(OCoLC)809265298

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