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A wizard of Earthsea

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Ursula K. LeGuin; drawings by Ruth Robbins.
SeriesPuffin books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L5215 Wi4
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5330225M
ISBN 100140304770
LC Control Number72183280


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