Planet of Exile

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Harper & Row, 1978 - Fiction in English. American writers - 140 pages
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Threatened by an army of nomadic tribesmen, the Tevar colony and their enemies the farborns must form an alliance to survive the war and the fifteen-year-long winter of their isolated planet.

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This story examines humanity's possible interactions with others of a similar species when cut off from the rest of humanity for centuries with no reason known. The survivors are not prisoners or ... Read full review

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User Review  - DelightedLibrarian - LibraryThing

I couldn't get into the flow of the book and the ending was resolved but not because of anything any of the characters did. It was like there was all this potential, an amazing world, but not a well told story. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
35
Section 2
43
Section 3
63
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About the author (1978)

Ursula K. Le Guin was born Ursula Kroeber in Berkeley, California on October 21, 1929. She received a bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College in 1951 and a master's degree in romance literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance from Columbia University in 1952. She won a Fulbright fellowship in 1953 to study in Paris, where she met and married Charles Le Guin. Her first science-fiction novel, Rocannon's World, was published in 1966. Her other books included the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia, The Lathe of Heaven, Four Ways to Forgiveness, and The Telling. A Wizard of Earthsea received an American Library Association Notable Book citation, a Horn Book Honor List citation, and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1979. She received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 2014. She also received the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award. She also wrote books of poetry, short stories collections, collections of essays, children's books, a guide for writers, and volumes of translation including the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu and selected poems by Gabriela Mistral. She died on January 22, 2018 at the age of 88.

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