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By David Anthony Durham
  • ISBN Code: : 9780307947130
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 763
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 483
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : acacia.pdf

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Leodan Akaran, the ruler of an idyllic empire, hides the dark realities of their prosperity from his children, until an assassin from the Mein, a race exiled to a stronghold in the north, strikes him down and frees his children.

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