New PDF release: Changing Planes: Stories

By Ursula K. Le Guin

ISBN-10: 0151009716

ISBN-13: 9780151009718

ISBN-10: 0441012248

ISBN-13: 9780441012244

ISBN-10: 159007520X

ISBN-13: 9781590075203

“A fantastical shuttle consultant, such as Gulliver’s Travels,” from a narrator with “the eye of an anthropologist and the humor of a satirist.” —USA Today
 
Hailed by means of Neil Gaiman as “a grasp of the craft” and Margaret Atwood as “a quintessentially American writer,” Ursula ok. Le Guin is at her exciting, thought-provoking most sensible during this number of ingeniously associated stories.
 
lacking a flight, ready in an airport, hearing garbled announcements—who doesn’t hate that distress? yet Sita Dulip of Cincinnati unearths how to skip the lengthy strains, the crowded restrooms, the nasty meals, the whimpering kids and domineering mom and dad, the bookless bookstores, the plastic chairs bolted to the floor. . . .
 
With a type of twist and a slipping bend, more straightforward to do than to explain, Sita travels to not Denver yet to Strupsirts, a picturesque sector of waterspouts and volcanoes. Or to Djeyo, the place she will be able to remain for 2 nights with a balcony overlooking the amber Sea of Somue. This new approach to “changing planes” allows Sita to go to strange societies and cultures that usually reflect our own . . . and occasionally open doorways into the thrillingly alien.
 
A New York Times outstanding booklet and Los Angeles Times bestseller, that includes illustrations through Eric Beddows, Changing Planes is your boarding cross to 15 worlds which are classic Le Guin, from a recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence within the artwork of the quick story.

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