Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin audiobook

Gifts

By Ursula K. Le Guin
Read by James Colby

Recorded Books, Inc.

The Annals of the Western Shore Series: Book 1

6.09 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Nebula and National Book Award winner Ursula K. Le Guin won a Newbery Honor for The Tombs of Atuan. In the Uplands, people have magical and fearsome gifts. Orrec, a boy growing into his powers, can destroy any living thing with simply a glance. But he refuses to use his ability, and wears a blindfold to protect others from his devastating gaze. This allegorical comingof- age tale shows that power can be cruel. ". rich in the earthy magic and intelligent plot twists that made the Earthsea novels classics."-Booklist, starred review

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Nebula and National Book Award winner Ursula K. Le Guin won a Newbery Honor for The Tombs of Atuan. In the Uplands, people have magical and fearsome gifts. Orrec, a boy growing into his powers, can destroy any living thing with simply a glance. But he refuses to use his ability, and wears a blindfold to protect others from his devastating gaze. This allegorical comingof- age tale shows that power can be cruel. ". rich in the earthy magic and intelligent plot twists that made the Earthsea novels classics."-Booklist, starred review

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Author Bio: Ursula K. Le Guin

Author Bio: Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018) was an American author of novels, children’s books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She has also written poetry, literary criticism, and essays. She was widely recognized as one of the greatest science fiction writers in the history of the genre. She won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards on several occasions, as well as the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award, and many other honors and prizes. In 2014, she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 6.09
Audience: Adult
Language: English