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The Resource Uprooted, Naomi Novik

Uprooted, Naomi Novik

Label
Uprooted
Title
Uprooted
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Novik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. 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 its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She 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 Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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 for Best Novel, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401439
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.O93
LC item number
U67 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
Link
9780804179034.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. 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 its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She 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 Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose."
Control code
ocn892304621
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9781447294146
Lccn
2014032606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892304621
Label
Uprooted, Naomi Novik
Link
9780804179034.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. 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 its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She 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 Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose."
Control code
ocn892304621
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9781447294146
Lccn
2014032606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892304621

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