Powers

Powers

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Young Gav can remember the page of a book after seeing it once, and, inexplicably, he sometimes "remembers" things that are going to happen in the future. As a loyal slave, he must keep these powers secret, but when a terrible tragedy occurs, Gav, blinded by grief, flees the only world he has ever known. And in what becomes a treacherous journey for freedom, Gav's greatest test of all is facing his powers so that he can come to understand himself and finally find a true home. "Includes maps."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 502 pages
  • 146 x 212 x 38mm | 589.67g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0152057706
  • 9780152057701
  • 1,022,838

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* "This followup to Gifts (2004) and Voices (2006) may be the series' best installment. . . . . Told with shimmering lyricism, this coming-of-age saga will leave readers as transformed by the power of words as is Gav himself. . . . Le Guin's fans have ample reason to hope that the author may be building toward a fantasy cycle as ambitious in scope as her beloved chronicles of Earthsea." (starred review)
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3,391 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 32% (1,074)
4 39% (1,316)
3 24% (797)
2 5% (170)
1 1% (34)
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