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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Moorhead Public Library||SF HER (Text)||33500010183994||Main||Available||-|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||HER (Text)||35500004524128||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0765322722
- ISBN: 9780765322722
448 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Tor, 2009.
|General Note:||"A Tom Doherty Associates book."|
|Summary, etc.:||The growing battle between Jessica and her daughter, Alia, continues as Alia tries to hold the Imperial government together with Duncan and Bronso of Ix seems to be leading the opposition against the House of Atreides. "The Winds of Dune" begins after the events of "Dune Messiah."|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2009 June #1
The latest installment of the Dune saga takes place immediately following the events in Dune Messiah (1969). Paul, now blind, has walked into the sand, as a proper Fremen is bound to do; his sister, Alia, is regent for Paul's children and trying to hold his empire together; and Jessica, mother of Paul and Alia, now lives on Caladan, where she is the duchess. Paul has lived with plots and threats ever since he overthrew and exiled the former emperor, Shaddam Corrino. But these potential problems multiply at his death, and those individuals who ought to be his allies don't trust each other. Should the Princess Irulan, Paul's wife of state, be allowed to live or be killed as a precaution? Why has Bronso of Ix, once Paul's friend, turned against the House of Atreides? The authors give a sturdy structure to Frank Herbert's story line, but the actual technological changes of the past 45 years have diminished the plausibility of the extended saga. In spite of this problem, the novel delivers solid action and will certainly satisfy Dune fans. Copyright 2009 Booklist Reviews.
Brian Herbert, the author of numerous novels and short stories, has been critically acclaimed by leading reviewers in the United States and around the world. The eldest son of science fiction superstar Frank Herbert, he, with Kevin J. Anderson, is the author of Hellhole and continues his father's beloved Dune series with books including House Atreides and Sandworms of Dune, among other bestsellers. He also wrote a biography of his father, Dreamer of Dune. Herbert graduated from high school at age 16, and then attended U.C. Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Sociology. Besides an author, Herbert has been an editor, business manager, board game inventor, creative consultant for television and collectible card games, insurance agent, award-winning encyclopedia salesman, waiter, busboy, maid and a printer. He and his wife once owned a double-decker London bus, which they converted into an unusual gift shop. Herbert and his wife, Jan, have three daughters. They live in Washington state.
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