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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
1977Hungarian translation: 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 1975-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4 $8.95 303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl  
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 2016-10-18 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 Checkmark
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-18 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 2017-11-07 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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