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The hobbit, or, there and back again
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Published:
Boston : Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition:
First Mariner Books edition, 75th anniversary edition.
Physical Desc:
300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
1000L
Status:
Southside has 2
Fiction Tolkien, J
Description
A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum. "A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts." - New York Times Book Review
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780547928227, 054792822X
Lexile measure:
1000

Notes

General Note
Originally published: 1937.
General Note
"Mariner books."
General Note
"The text of this edition is based on the edition published by HarperCollins Publishers in 1995"--Title page verso.
Description
Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tolkien, J. R. R. 1. (2012). The hobbit, or, there and back again. First Mariner Books edition, 75th anniversary edition. Boston: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973. 2012. The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again. Boston: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973, The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again. Boston: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973. The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again. First Mariner Books edition, 75th anniversary edition. Boston: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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