Book #58761

The Eye of the Heron

Ursala K. Le Guin

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: Second Printing
Publisher: New York, Cambridge, ET AL: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978.
ISBN: 0060150866

Price: $50.00

A Second Printing in Near Fine condition that has soiling to the upper spine in a Fine dust-jacket.

The Eye of the Heron is a story about a young girl named Aza who is sent away from her home to live with her aunt in a small village on the edge of a forest. Aza is an artist and she loves to paint the trees and the animals that she meets in the forest. One day, she sees a large bird called a heron flying overhead and she is inspired to paint a picture of it. Her aunt is not happy when she sees the painting and she tells Aza that she is not allowed to keep the painting. Aza is determined to find a way to keep the painting and she finally manages to hide it in the trunk of her car. When her aunt goes to the car to get something, Aza takes the painting and leaves the village. Aza travels through the forest and she keeps painting new pictures of the animals and the trees. Eventually, she comes to a large city and she decides to stay there. She starts a painting business and; 8vo; 179 pages.