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Titolo: THE EYE OF THE HERON
Casa editrice: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York
Data di pubblicazione: 1982
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
Edizione: First US separate edition
Preceded by the Victor Gollanz edition. Inscribed by Le Guin on the front free endpaper, "For Eric, with all good wishes - from Ursula Le Guin, 1984." Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 33290
Riassunto: In Victoria on a former prison colony, two exiled groups--the farmers of Shantih and the City dwellers--live in apparent harmony. All is not as it seems, however. While the peace-loving farmers labor endlessly to provide food for the City, the City Bosses rule the Shantih with an iron fist. When a group of farmers decide to from a new settlement further away, the Bosses retaliate by threatening to crush the "rebellion."
Luz understands what it means to have no choices. Her father is a Boss and he has ruled over her life with the same iron fist. Luz wonders what it might be like to make her own choices. To be free to choose her own destiny.
When the crisis over the new settlement reaches a flash point, Luz will have her chance.
Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of many award-winning novels for adults and young readers, including the Earthsea series.
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