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The telling
(Book)

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Series:
Hainish series volume 8.
Published:
New York : Harcourt, 2000.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
264 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction
Fiction LeGuin
Description
The Left Hand of DarknessSutty, an Observer from Earth for the interstellar Ekumen, has been assigned to a new world-a world in the grips of a stern monolithic state, the Corporation. Embracing the sophisticated technology brought by other worlds and desiring to advance even faster into the future, the Akans recently outlawed the past, the old calligraphy, certain words, all ancient beliefs and ways; every citizen must now be a producer-consumer. Their state, not unlike the China of the Cultural Revolution, is one of secular terrorism. Traveling from city to small town, from loudspeakers to bleating cattle, Sutty discovers the remnants of a banned religion, a hidden culture. As she moves deeper into the countryside and the desolate mountains, she learns more about the Telling-the old faith of the Akans-and more about herself. With her intricate creation of an alien world, Ursula K. Le Guin compels us to reflect on our own recent history.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0151005672, 0441011233 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.4, 10 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, U. K. (2000). The telling. New York: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-. 2000. The Telling. New York: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-, The Telling. New York: Harcourt, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Le Guin, Ursula K. The Telling. New York: Harcourt, 2000. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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