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The Beginning Place

(1980)
(Threshold)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book (nominee)
A magical place across a creek provides sanctuary for two young people in flight from the banality of their daily lives, until their paradise turns into a hell on Earth that threatens to destroy them.


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Praise for this book

"Excitingly told...elegant parable. Mrs Le Guin is a magisterial imaginer." - John Updike


Used availability for Ursula K Le Guin's The Beginning Place

Hardback Editions

March 2005 : USA Library Binding

Title: Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-606-33768-7 / 978-0-606-33768-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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March 2005 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Beginning Place (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 1-4176-4192-4 / 978-1-4176-4192-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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January 1990 : USA Hardback

Title: The Beginning Place: A Novel
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-8095-9009-3 / 978-0-8095-9009-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borgo Pr
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October 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: Threshold
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-575-02881-5 / 978-0-575-02881-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Victor Gollancz
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January 1980 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-06-012573-X / 978-0-06-012573-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beginning Place: A Novel
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 1-250-19106-8 / 978-1-250-19106-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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February 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-7653-4625-7 / 978-0-7653-4625-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
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February 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-06-100148-1 / 978-0-06-100148-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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January 1981 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-553-14259-3 / 978-0-553-14259-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell
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1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K LeGuin
ISBN: 0-553-23906-6 / 978-0-553-23906-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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April 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Threshold (A Panther book)
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-586-05407-3 / 978-0-586-05407-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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January 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Beginning Place,the
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 0-553-26282-3 / 978-0-553-26282-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Audio Editions

May 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Recorded Books
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May 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1991 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Beginning Place
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
ISBN: 1-4361-2093-4 / 978-1-4361-2093-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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Kindle Editions

March 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Beginning Place: A Novel
Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin
Publisher: Tor Teen
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