The Resource Windhaven, George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle

Windhaven, George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle

Label
Windhaven
Title
Windhaven
Statement of responsibility
George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On stormy Windhaven, the descendants of long-ago stranded star-sailors live on widely separated islands. Lacking metals to sustain industrial technology, the inhabitants depend on flyers, humans with wings made from the original star sail, to bring news and carry messages, uniting far-flung communities. Maris, a land-bound female adopted into a flyer family, loves to fly. But when her stepbrother, Coll, turns thirteen, he as first-born stands to inherit the irreplaceable wings, even as he dreams of being a traveling singer instead. When Maris tries to resolve both quandaries by stealing the wings, she challenges not only flyer law but the basic assumptions of Windhaven society. Establishing competitions to win wings and training academies for students from non-flyer families, and defending a "made" flyer accused of treason for stopping a war, Maris faces the lifelong consequences of talent come into conflict with privilege ...
Cataloging source
ZAB
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Martin, George R. R
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A7242
LC item number
W5 2003a
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tuttle, Lisa
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Life on other planets
Label
Windhaven, George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle
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Instantiates
Publication
Edition
Bantam Spectra mass market ed.
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1020690826
Label
Windhaven, George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle
Link
Publication
Edition
Bantam Spectra mass market ed.
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1020690826

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