A Crown of Swords: Book Seven of 'The Wheel of Time'

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Macmillan, May 15, 1996 - Fiction - 684 pages
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The eagerly awaited sequel to Lord of Chaos, The New York Times bestseller that swept the nation like a firestorm.

In this volume, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to the bowl ter'angreal that may reverse the world's endless heat wave and restore natural weather. Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel--Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shadar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

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Exactly what Ive been looking for.

User Review  - jxw1987 - Overstock.com

I started reading the Wheel of Time series this year and began purchasing the newer addition softcovers with the new artwork. However upon finishing book 6 I decided I wanted my collection in ... Read full review

A Citadel Man for all seasons

User Review  - RickB70 - Borders

Buy them all. I have. Read them all. I have. Brandon Sanderson will finish the Wheel of Time and do a fine job. He has already made his first installment. I only wish I had read James O. Rigney, Jr. earlier while he was still alive and perhaps have met him in Charleston. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leafcluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.
Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of TimeŽ, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.
Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

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