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The Birthday of the World

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This edition was published in by HarperCollins in New York, USA.

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Eight brilliant short works, including a never-before-published novella, each of which probes the essence of humanity.
Here are stories that explore complex social interactions and troublesome issues of gender and sex; that define and defy notions of personal relationships and of society itself; that examine loyalty, survival, and introversion; that bring to light the vicissitudes of slavery and the meaning of transformation, religion, and history.

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The Birthday of the World

And Other Stories

First published in 2002



Work Description

Eight brilliant short works, including a never-before-published novella, each of which probes the essence of humanity.
Here are stories that explore complex social interactions and troublesome issues of gender and sex; that define and defy notions of personal relationships and of society itself; that examine loyalty, survival, and introversion; that bring to light the vicissitudes of slavery and the meaning of transformation, religion, and history.

The Birthday of the World

This edition was published in by HarperCollins in New York, USA.


First Sentence

"I live in the oldest city in the world."

Table of Contents

Foreword
Coming of Age in Karhide
The Matter of Seggri
Un Chosen Love
Mountain Ways
Solitude
Old Music and the Slave Women
The Birthday of World
Paradises Lost
Bonus Short-Stories
The Shobies’ Story
Dancing to Ganam
Another Story

Edition Notes

Series
Hainish Cycle, #9
Copyright Date
2002

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E-book

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Open Library
OL24274280M
ISBN 13
9780060085360, 9780061803925, 9780060771577
OverDrive
9E3BC42C-CAD9-4BA7-A4BE-F7E35460E350

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