Very Far Away from Anywhere Else

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Owen is seventeen and smart. He knows what he wants to do with his life. But then he meets Natalie and he realizes he doesn’t know anything much at all. A slender, realistic story of a young man’s coming of age, Very Far Away from Anywhere Else is one of the most inspiring novels Ursula K. Le Guin has ever published…..Read More

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