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The Resource The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season

Label
The Fifth Season
Title
The Fifth Season
Statement of responsibility
N. K. Jemisin
Title variation
5th season
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)This is the way the world ends...for the last time.It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy. Read the first book in the critically acclaimed, three-time Hugo award-winning trilogy by NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin. For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out: The Inheritance Trilogy The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms The Broken Kingdoms The Kingdom of Gods The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition) Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction) The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella) Dreamblood Duology The Killing Moon The Shadowed Sun The Broken EarthThe Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk Gate
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Summary
When her husband murders their son and abducts their daughter, grief-stricken and vengeful Essun pursues him across The Stillness, a vast and dynamic super-continent on the brink of catastrophe that will usher in a "fifth season," a time of uncertainty and hardship. But Essun is as formidable as the land she traverses -- she's an orogene, which means that she can shape the contours of the land. Although she's spent much of her life hiding from those who would kill her on account of her race, Essun is about to prove how dangerous a woman on a mission can be. Set in a richly detailed, fully realized world inhabited by numerous well-drawn and complex cultures, The Fifth Season launches the Broken Earth series. -- Description by Gillian Speace
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2016.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
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10406913
Cataloging source
BT
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Jemisin, N. K
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Broken Earth novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
The Fifth Season
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316324977
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Fifth Season
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316324977
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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