Title: The Bones of the Earth

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Title: The Bones of the Earth Title Record # 100310
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Date: 2001-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Earthsea Cycle
Language: English
Synopsis: A magician senses pending disaster about to strike the town, and enlists some help to prevent it.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2001Translated by Barbara Kleiner.
German Die Gebeine der Erde
2001Translated by Annemarie van Ewijck
Dutch Het Gebeente van de Aarde [as by Ursula Le Guin]
2002 French Les os de la terre
2003Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French Les os de la terre [as by Ursula Le Guin]
2004Translated by 清水真砂子 (Shimizu Masako)
Japanese
地の骨?Ji no hone
[as by
アーシュラ・K・ル・グイン?Āshura K. Ru Guin
Aashura K. Ru Guin
]
2004 Italian Le ossa della terra

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 2002 Locus Best Short Story
2 2002 Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Verhalen van Aardzee 2001-00-00 Ursula Le Guin Het Spectrum (Witte Reeks) 90-274-7324-2   262
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Hans Pieko Checkmark
Das Vermächtnis von Erdsee 2001-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #9153) 3-453-18816-0 DM 15.55 382
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Mark Harrison  
Tales from Earthsea 2001-05-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harcourt 0-15-100561-3 $24.00 xv+
296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kelly Nelson Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea & The Other Wind 2001-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2123-9 $14.99 388
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Gary Lippincott Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea 2002-05-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books 0-441-00932-8 $13.95 xvii+
314
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jed Share Checkmark
Fantasy: The Best of 2001 2002-06-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Karen Haber ibooks 0-7434-5247-X $7.99 viii+
424
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Scott Grimando Checkmark
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection 2002-08-00 ed. Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-29069-1 $19.95 cxxviii+
542
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Thomas Canty Checkmark
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection 2002-08-00 ed. Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling St. Martin's Press 0-312-29067-5 $29.95 cxxviii+
542
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Canty  
Tales from Earthsea 2002-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Orion Children's Books 1-84255-206-6 £10.99 296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Wyatt  
Bifrost, #28 2002-10-00 ed. Olivier Girard Le Bélial' 2-913039-21-9 €9.00 164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag AB Checkmark
In de Geest van Tolkien 2003-03-00 ed. Redactie Uitgeverij M Uitgeverij M 90-225-3508-8   284
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Les Edwards Checkmark
Contes de Terremer 2003-05-00 Ursula Le Guin Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 2-221-09597-9 €21.00 301
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jackie Paternoster Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea 2003-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Orion 1-84255-214-7 £5.99 xv+
296
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll David Wyatt Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea 2003-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books 0-441-01124-1 $7.99 280
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Judith Murello Checkmark
New Magics: An Anthology of Today's Fantasy 2004-01-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-765-30015-X $19.95 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Daniel Dos Santos Checkmark
ゲド戦記外伝?Gedo Senki Gaiden
ゲドせんきがいでん
2004-05-28
アーシュラ・K・ル・グイン?Āshura K. Ru Guin
Aashura K. Ru Guin
岩波書店?Iwanami Shoten
4-00-115572-9   458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Book of Wizards 2004-06-00 ed. Jennifer Schwamm Willis Thunder's Mouth Press 1-56025-588-9 $16.95 x+
324
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Don Maitz Checkmark
Leggende di Earthsea 2004-07-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Fantasy Urania #5 (Second Series))   €4.10 330
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Cesare Croce  
The Mammoth Book of Sorcerers' Tales 2004-10-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 1-84119-935-4 £7.99 xii+
500
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Joe Roberts  
Das Vermächtnis von Erdsee 2004-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Piper (Germany) (Piper Fantasy #8541) 3-492-28541-4 €8.90 383
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Mark Harrison Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Sorcerers' Tales 2004-12-00 ed. Mike Ashley Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1408-5 $12.95 xii+
500
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Joe Roberts  
New Magics: An Anthology of Today's Fantasy 2005-01-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor Teen 0-765-34003-8 $6.99 256
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Daniel Dos Santos  
Tales from Earthsea 2012-09-11 Ursula K. Le Guin Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 978-0-547-85140-2 $16.99 392
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales from Earthsea 2012-09-11 Ursula K. Le Guin Graphia 978-0-547-77370-4 $7.99 480
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tales from Earthsea 2012-09-11 Ursula K. Le Guin Graphia 978-0-547-72204-7 $8.99 394
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Dominic Harman  
The Mammoth Book of Dark Magic 2013-04-18 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 978-1-78033-991-7 £7.99 500
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Joe Roberts  
The Mammoth Book of Black Magic 2013-07-02 ed. Mike Ashley Running Press 978-0-7624-4815-9 $13.95 xii+
500
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Das Vermächtnis von Erdsee 2015-03-09 Ursula K. Le Guin Piper (Germany) (Piper Fantasy #8018) 978-3-492-28018-1 €9.99 384
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tales from Earthsea date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books 0-441-00932-8 $13.95 xvii+
314
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jed Share Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books 0-441-00932-8 $13.95 xvii+
314
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jed Share Checkmark
Tales from Earthsea date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 978-0-547-54555-4 $8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Dominic Harman  
Tales from Earthsea date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books 0-441-01124-1 $7.99 xvii+
280
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Judith Murello Checkmark
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