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The Resource The lathe of heaven ; : The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters, Ursula K. Le Guin

The lathe of heaven ; : The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters, Ursula K. Le Guin

Label
The lathe of heaven ; : The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters
Title
The lathe of heaven ;
Title remainder
The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters
Statement of responsibility
Ursula K. Le Guin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The lathe of heaven: In a world beset by climate instability and overpopulation, George Orr discovers that his dreams have the power to alter reality. Upon waking, the world he knew has become a strange, barely recognizable place, where only George has the clear memory of how it was before. He seeks counseling from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately understands how powerful a weapon George wields. Soon, George is a pawn in Haber's dangerous game, where the fate of humanity grows more imperiled with every waking hour
  • The dispossessed: Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. he will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life. Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Anarres, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change
  • The Wind's Twelve Quarters collects seventeen powerful stories, each with an introduction by the author, ranging from fantasy to intriguing scientific concepts, from medieval settings to the future
Cataloging source
IWW
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1929-2018
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Le Guin, Ursula K.
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E448
LC item number
A15 1991
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2018
  • 1929-2018
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Le Guin, Ursula K.
  • Le Guin, Ursula K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dreams
  • Utopias
  • Life on other planets
  • Communal living
  • Science fiction, American
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Short stories, English
  • Communal living
  • Dreams
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Life on other planets
  • Science fiction, American
  • Short stories, English
  • Utopias
Label
The lathe of heaven ; : The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters, Ursula K. Le Guin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • rule of names
  • Winter's king
  • The
  • good trip
  • Nine lives
  • Things
  • A
  • trip to the head
  • Vaster than empires and more slow
  • The wind's twelve quarters:
  • The
  • stars below
  • The
  • field of vision
  • Direction of the road
  • The
  • ones who walk away from omelas
  • The
  • day before the revolution
  • Semley's necklace
  • April in Paris
  • The
  • masters
  • Darkness box
  • The
  • word of unbinding
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
184, 341, 303 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 3232333
  • 3192925
  • (OCoLC)ocm36395277
  • (OCoLC)36395277
  • 1577413
  • 3192925
  • 3232333
Label
The lathe of heaven ; : The dispossessed ; The wind's twelve quarters, Ursula K. Le Guin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • rule of names
  • Winter's king
  • The
  • good trip
  • Nine lives
  • Things
  • A
  • trip to the head
  • Vaster than empires and more slow
  • The wind's twelve quarters:
  • The
  • stars below
  • The
  • field of vision
  • Direction of the road
  • The
  • ones who walk away from omelas
  • The
  • day before the revolution
  • Semley's necklace
  • April in Paris
  • The
  • masters
  • Darkness box
  • The
  • word of unbinding
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
184, 341, 303 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 3232333
  • 3192925
  • (OCoLC)ocm36395277
  • (OCoLC)36395277
  • 1577413
  • 3192925
  • 3232333

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