The way of kings
(Audiobook)

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North Kingstown, R.I. : BBC Audiobooks America, [2010]., [New York, NY] : Macmillan Audio, [2010]., , ℗2010.
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36 audio discs (46 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Published
North Kingstown, R.I. : BBC Audiobooks America, [2010]., [New York, NY] : Macmillan Audio, [2010]., , ℗2010.
Format
Audiobook
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.2, 58 Points

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General Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
General Note
Unabridged.
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Compact discs.
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Bklst 08/15/2010
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PW 07/26/2010
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Narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading.
Description
"Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in shells, trees pull in branches, and grass retracts into the soilless ground. Cities are built only where the topography offers shelter. It has been centuries since the fall of the ten consecrated orders known as the Knights Radiant, but their Shardblades and Shardplate remain: mystical swords and suits of armor that transform ordinary men into near-invincible warriors. Men trade kingdoms for Shardblades. Wars were fought for them, and won by them. One such war rages on a ruined landscape called the Shattered Plains. There, Kaladin, who traded his medical apprenticeship for a spear to protect his little brother, has been reduced to slavery. In a war that makes no sense, where ten armies fight separately against a single foe, he struggles to save his men and to fathom the leaders who consider them expendable. Brightlord Dalinar Kholin commands one of those other armies. Like his brother, the late king, he is fascinated by an ancient text called The Way of Kings. Troubled by over-powering visions of ancient times and the Knights Radiant, he has begun to doubt his own sanity. Across the ocean, an untried young woman named Shallan seeks to train under an eminent scholar and notorious heretic, Dalinar's niece, Jasnah. Though she genuinely loves learning, Shallan's motives are less than pure. As she plans a daring theft, her research for Jasnah hints at secrets of the Knights Radiant and the true cause of the war." --publisher's website
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"Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in shells, trees pull in branches, and grass retracts into the soilless ground. Cities are built only where the topography offers shelter. It has been centuries since the fall of the ten consecrated orders known as the Knights Radiant, but their Shardblades and Shardplate remain: mystical swords and suits of armor that transform ordinary men into near-invincible warriors. Men trade kingdoms for Shardblades. Wars were fought for them, and won by them. One such war rages on a ruined landscape called the Shattered Plains. There, Kaladin, who traded his medical apprenticeship for a spear to protect his little brother, has been reduced to slavery. In a war that makes no sense, where ten armies fight separately against a single foe, he struggles to save his men and to fathom the leaders who consider them expendable." --publisher's website

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sanderson, B., Kramer, M. (., & Reading, K. (2010). The way of kings . BBC Audiobooks America.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sanderson, Brandon, Michael (Narrator), Kramer and Kate, Reading. 2010. The Way of Kings. BBC Audiobooks America.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sanderson, Brandon, Michael (Narrator), Kramer and Kate, Reading. The Way of Kings BBC Audiobooks America, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sanderson, Brandon., Michael (Narrator) Kramer, and Kate Reading. The Way of Kings BBC Audiobooks America, 2010.

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