The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

In her most ambitious and prophetic novel to date, Ursula K. Le Guin has produced a stunning tour de force--the spellbinding story of Shevek, a brilliant physicist who single-handedly attempts to reunite two planets cut off from each other by centuries of distrust.

Anarres, Shevek's homeland, is a bleak moon settled by an anarchic utopian civilization; Urras, the mother planet, is a world very similar to Earth, with its warring nations, great poverty, and immense wealth. Shevek risks everything in a courageous visit to Urras--to learn, to teach, to share. But his gift becomes a threat... and in the profound conflict which ensues, Shevek must re-examine his philosophy of life.
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    May-1974 (Hardcover)
    Oct-1994 (Paperback)
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