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The Kin

(1998)
(A book in the Kin series)
An omnibus of novels by

 

"A magnificent work from one of the real masters."
Philip Pullman


It is two hundred thousand years ago. A small group of children are cut off from their Kin, the Moonhawks, when they are driven from their "Good Place" by violent strangers. While searching for a new Good Place, they face the parched desert, an active volcano, a canyon flood, man-eating lions, and other Kins they've never seen before. Told from four points of view, with tales of the Kins' creation interspersed throughout, this epic novel humanizes early man and illuminates the beginning of language, the development of skills, and the organization of society. It is a triumphant book from one of the genre's most revered authors.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-399-24022-5 / 978-0-399-24022-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
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October 1998 : UK Hardback
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-333-73735-0 / 978-0-333-73735-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 1-5040-1478-2 / 978-1-5040-1478-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween
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June 2003 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-14-250120-4 / 978-0-14-250120-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Firebird
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June 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-330-39225-5 / 978-0-330-39225-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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September 1999 : UK Paperback
Title: The Kin: Ko's Story Bk. 3
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-330-37312-9 / 978-0-330-37312-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Kin
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween
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