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Heritage of the Star

(1973)
(This Star Shall Abide)
(The first book in the Children of the Star series)
A novel by

 
Noren knew that his world was not as it should be -- it was wrong that only the Scholars, and their representatives the Technicians, could use metal tools and Machines. It was wrong that only they had access to the mysterious City, which he had always longed to enter. Above all, it was wrong for the Scholars to have sole power over the distribution of knowledge. The High Law imposed these restrictions and many others, though the Prophecy promised that someday knowledge and Machines would be available to everyone. Noren was a heretic. He defied the High Law and had no faith in the Prophecy's fulfillment. But was defiance enough, or could some way be found to make it come true?

 
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Used availability for Sylvia Engdahl's Heritage of the Star


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Hardback Editions

July 1973 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Heritage of the Star
Author(s): Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 0-575-01669-8 / 978-0-575-01669-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : Paperback
thumbTitle: This Star Shall Abide: aka Heritage of the Star: Volume 1 (Children of the Star)
Author(s): Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 1-5349-4716-7 / 978-1-5349-4716-0
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: This Star Shall Abide
Author(s): Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 0-615-34834-3 / 978-0-615-34834-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ad Stellae Books
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May 1979 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: This Star Shall Abide
Author(s): Sylvia Louise Engdahl
ISBN: 0-689-70458-5 / 978-0-689-70458-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co
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January 1976 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Heritage of the Star (Puffin Books)
Author(s): Sylvia Engdahl
ISBN: 0-14-030779-6 / 978-0-14-030779-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: This Star Shall Abide: aka Heritage of the Star (Children of the Star Book 1)
Author(s): Sylvia Engdahl
Publisher: Ad Stellae Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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