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The Farthest Shore

The Farthest Shore( )
Author: Le Guin, Ursula K.
Series title:Jean Karl Bks.
ISBN:978-0-8124-2634-2
Publication Date:Sep 1981
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Written by award-winning fantasy writer LeGuin, this book is the second in the Earthsea Cycle trilogy. A mature Sparrowhawk goes on a sailing journey to find the caue of evil disturbances in the world of Earthsea. Winner of the National Book Award.

Book Details
Pages:259
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.2 x 6.8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Le Guin, Ursula K. (Author)
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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