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Acacia: The War with the Mein

(2007)
(The first book in the Acacia Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
Leodan Arkan, ruler of the Known World, has inherited generations of apparent peace and prosperity, won ages ago by his ancestors. A widower of high intelligence, he presides over an empire called Acacia, after the idyllic island from which he rules. He dotes on his four children and hides from them the dark realities of traffic in drugs and human lives on which their prosperity depends. He hopes that he might change this, but powerful forces stand in his way. And then a deadly assassin sent from a race called the Mein, exiled long ago to an ice-locked stronghold in the frozen north, strikes at Leodan in the heart of Acacia while they unleash surprise attacks across the empire. On his deathbed, Leodan puts into play a plan to allow his children to escape, each to their separate destiny. And so his children begin a quest to avenge their father's death and restore the Acacian empire - this time on the basis of universal freedom.

ACACIA is a thrilling work of literary imagination that creates an all-enveloping and mythic world that will carry readers away. It is a timeless tale of heroism and betrayal, of treachery and revenge, of primal wrongs and ultimate redemption. David Durham has reimagined the epic narrative for our time in a book that will surely mark his breakthrough to a wide audience.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

December 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Acacia: Book One - The War with the Mein
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-385-61446-2 / 978-0-385-61446-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-385-50606-6 / 978-0-385-50606-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

April 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Acacia: The Acacia Trilogy, Book One
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-307-94713-0 / 978-0-307-94713-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Acacia: War With The Mein Bk. 1
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-553-81967-4 / 978-0-553-81967-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books Ltd
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August 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-385-72252-4 / 978-0-385-72252-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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May 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 0-385-61447-0 / 978-0-385-61447-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: ANCHOR BOOKS
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

July 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Acacia: Book One: The War with the Mein: Bk.1
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 1-4001-0488-2 / 978-1-4001-0488-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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July 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 1-4001-3488-9 / 978-1-4001-3488-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2007 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
ISBN: 1-4001-5488-X / 978-1-4001-5488-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The War with the Mein: Book One of the Acacia Trilogy
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

January 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Acacia (The War with the Mein Book 1)
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
Publisher: Transworld Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1): The Acacia Trilogy, Book One
Author(s): David Anthony Durham
Publisher: Anchor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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