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Author MiƩville, China.
Title Embassytown / China MiƩville.
Published New York : Ballantine Books, c2011.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  PR6063.I265 E46 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 345 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist on a distant planet populated by the Ariekei, sentient beings famed for their unique language, returns to Embassytown after many years of deep space exploration to find she has become a living simile in the Ariekei language even though she cannot speak it, and she is torn by competing loyalties when hostilities erupt between humans and aliens.
Subject Human-alien encounters -- Fiction.
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
Space warfare -- Fiction.
Loyalty -- Fiction.
Genre Science fiction, English.
ISBN 0345524497 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780345524492 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780345524515 (ebook)
0345524519 (ebook)
OCLC number 659766009