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Title: Direction of the Road Title Record # 69861
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Date: 1973-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1975 The Direction of the Road
Year Language Title
1977Translated by Nagy Ágnes
Hungarian Az út iránya
1977Translated by Jean Bailhache
French Le chêne et la mort [as by Ursula Le Guin]
1980Translated by Gisela Stege
German Wegrichtung
1987Translated by María Elena Rius.
Spanish Dirección de la carretera
2004 Italian La direzione della strada

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Orbit 12 1973-07-00 ed. Damon Knight G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-11101-8 $5.95 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 12 1973-10-00 ed. Damon Knight G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC 5931 $1.49 216
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 12 1974-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-02409-1 $0.95 240
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 12 1974-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-02409-1 C$0.95 240
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1975-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4 $8.95 [viii]+
303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1976-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row / SFBC 1901 $2.49 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1976-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277+
[1]
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 Checkmark
Ötvenedik 1977-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
(
Kozmosz Fantasztikus Könyvek?Kozmosz Fantasztikus Konyvek
)
963-211-179-6   525
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 Korga György Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1977-02-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 278
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction: Ursula Le Guin 1977-12-26 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-00490-5   381
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 C. Broutin Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1978-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4   303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II 1978-05-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Panther / Granada 0-586-04622-4 £0.75 138
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 Peter Gudynas Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1979-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-12842-6 $1.75 278
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II 1980-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Granada 0-586-04623-2 £0.95 138
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 Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose 1980-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Nymphenburger 3-485-00391-3 DM 29.80 375+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Maxfield Parrish Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1981-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-20132-8 $2.25 viii+
278
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 Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction: Ursula Le Guin 1982-05-02 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-00490-5   381
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 C. Broutin  
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose 1983-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #25) 3-453-30964-2 DM 7.80 334
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Las doce moradas del viento II 1987-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Edhasa     181
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 Julio Vivas  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1987-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Capra Press 0-88496-270-9 $15.95 196
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margaret Chodos-Irvine Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1987-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $6.95 303
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  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1988-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Plume / New American Library 0-452-26139-2 $6.95 196
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 Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1989-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #37) 0-575-04607-4 £3.99 xiv+
303
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 Brian Waugh Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1990-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 0-575-04739-9 £13.95 196
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jane Hartley Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1990-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45049-3 $4.50 236
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1991-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $10.00 303
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  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1991-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45049-3 C$5.95 236
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1991-04-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100162-7 $4.50 383
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 Danilo Ducak Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1994-06-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Plume 0-452-26480-4 $10.95 196
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1994-12-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45434-0 $8.95 196
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
Holt Anthology of Science Fiction 2000-05-00 ed. uncredited Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-052947-6   x+
310
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  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2000-10-00 Ursula Le Guin Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07139-7 £9.99 xiv+
303
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 Checkmark
I dodici punti cardinali 2004-02-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #183) 88-429-1298-0 €16.00 294
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2004-12-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-091434-3 $13.95 303
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  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2009-04-09 Ursula K. Le Guin Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6236-9 $22.95  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Where on Earth 2012-11-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-034-3 $24.00 iv+
281+
[8]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth Checkmark
Where on Earth 2012-11-27 Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-036-7 $14.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth  
Where on Earth 2014-05-15 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0282-5 £18.99 x+
281
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Where on Earth 2014-10-09 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 978-1-4732-0283-2 £8.99 320
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  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose 2015-08-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0576-5 £9.99 xx+
561
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.
omni Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2015-08-27 Ursula K. Le Guin Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1436-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7596-9 $29.99 715+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Don Smith Checkmark
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7598-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
The Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-11-15 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-8946-1 $59.99 1552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Direction of the Road 2017-02-14 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial 978-0-06-247082-9 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2017-02-14 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial 978-0-06-247103-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2017-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-7597-6 $19.99 715
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.
omni  
The Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin 2017-11-07 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-5344-0471-7 $39.99 1584
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.
omni  
Where on Earth date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-034-3 $24.00 iv+
281+
[8]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Roden , Valerie Lueth Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-23541-9 $2.95 277
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Etoiles des profondeurs date unknown Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-04519-9   386
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
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