The Lathe of Heaven

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.93 X 8.35 X 0.49 inches | 0.34 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416556961

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About the Author

URSULA K. LE GUIN (1929-2018) was the celebrated and beloved author of numerous groundbreaking works, such as The Left Hand of Darkness, A Wizard of Earthsea, and The Dispossessed. The breadth and imagination of her work earned her six Nebulas, nine Hugos, and SFWA's Grand Master, along with the PEN/Malamud and many other awards. In 2014 she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2016 joined the short list of authors to be published in their lifetimes by the Library of America.

Reviews

"A rare and powerful synthesis of poetry and science, reason and emotion."--The New York Times
"Gracefully developed...extremely inventive.... What science fiction is supposed to do."--Newsweek
"Profound. Beautifully wrought... [Le Guin's] perceptions of such matters as geopolitics, race, socialized medicine, and the patient-shrink relationship are razor sharp and more than a little cutting."--National Review
"A very good book... A writer's writer, Ursula Le Guin brings reality itself to the proving ground."--Theodore Sturgeon
"When I read The Lathe of Heaven as a young man, my mind was boggled; now when I read it, more than twenty-five years later, it breaks my heart. Only a great work of literature can bridge - so thrillingly - that impossible span."--Michael Chabon