Publisher description for A wizard of Earthsea / Ursula K. Le Guin ; illustrated by Ruth Robbins.

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Ged was the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea,__but once he was called Sparrowhawk, a reckless__youth, hungry for power and knowledge, who tampered__with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow__upon the world. This is the tale of his testing,__how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an__ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to__restore the balance.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Science fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.