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Rite of Passage
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pocket Books
Publication date February 1, 1982
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780671440688
ISBN-10 0671440683
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $2.50
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Living on a giant spaceship in the year 2198, young Mia Havero must earn her right to adulthood by surviving one month on a hostile planet
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In 2198, one hundred and fifty years after the desperate wars that destroyed an overpopulated Earth, Man lives precariously on a hundred hastily-established colony worlds and in the seven giant Ships that once ferried men to the stars. Mia Havero's Ship is a small closed society. It tests its children by casting them out to live or die in a month of Trial in the hostile wilds of a colony world. Mia Havero's Trial is fast approaching and in the meantime she must learn not only the skills that will keep her alive but the deeper courage to face herself and her world. Published originally in 1968, Alexei Panshin's Nebula Award-winning classic has lost none of its relevance, with its keen exploration of societal stagnation and the resilience of youth.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780839823360
 
from Gregg Pr (June 1, 1968)
9780839823360 | details & prices | 254 pages | List price $12.00
About: Living on a giant spaceship in the year 2198, young Mia Havero must earn her right to adulthood by surviving one month on a hostile planet
Paperback
Book cover for 9780441727858 Book cover for 9780671440688 Book cover for 9780978907822
 
from Fairwood Pr (February 28, 2007)
9780978907822 | details & prices | 255 pages | 5.00 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.99
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from Pocket Books (February 1, 1982)
9780671440688 | details & prices | List price $2.50
About: Living on a giant spaceship in the year 2198, young Mia Havero must earn her right to adulthood by surviving one month on a hostile planet
With P. Marco Fisichella (other contributor), Marco G. Patti (other contributor) | from Ace Books (July 1, 1978)
9780441727858 | details & prices | List price $1.75
This edition also contains Atlas of Esophageal Surgery

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