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Uprooted, Naomi Novik

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Uprooted
Title
Uprooted
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Novik
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Agnieszka loves her valley home in a quiet village. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep the Wood's dark forces at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his assistance: every ten years, one young woman must be handed over to serve him without question. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka knows--everyone knows--that the Dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, graceful, brave Kasia, all the things Agnieszka isn't, and her dearest friend in the world. And there is no way to save her. But when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose."--Back cover
Summary
Once every ten years, a powerful wizard known as the Dragon chooses one young woman from Agnieszka's valley and spirits her away to his enchanted tower. Agnieszka expects him to take her best friend, Kasia, who's beautiful, clever, and brave. However, when Agnieszka is chosen instead of Kasia, she discovers untapped talents, challenges the Dragon's rules (and patience), and battles the malevolent influence of the nearby enchanted Wood in order to save the people she loves. Based on Polish folklore, this stand-alone novel by Temeraire series author Naomi Novik, is a fantastical coming-of-age tale combining magic, warfare, politics, and romance. -- Description by Gillian Speace
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2015.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2016.
  • Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2016.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2016.
Awards note
Nebula Award, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401439
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from the author's "ninth and final" Temeraire novel, League of Dragons
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
911063663
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Del Rey trade paperback edition.
Extent
456 pages
Isbn
9780804179058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911063663
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from the author's "ninth and final" Temeraire novel, League of Dragons
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
911063663
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Del Rey trade paperback edition.
Extent
456 pages
Isbn
9780804179058
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)911063663

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