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The Woman Who Rides Like a Man - Tamora Pierce
The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
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"Let her prove herself worthy as a man." Newly knighted, Alanna of Trebond seeks adventure in the vast desert of Tortall. Captured by fierce desert dwellers, she is forced to prove herself in a duel to the death -- either she will be killed or she will be inducted into the tribe. Although she... show more
"Let her prove herself worthy as a man." Newly knighted, Alanna of Trebond seeks adventure in the vast desert of Tortall. Captured by fierce desert dwellers, she is forced to prove herself in a duel to the death -- either she will be killed or she will be inducted into the tribe. Although she triumphs, dire challenges lie ahead. As her mythic fate would have it, Alanna soon becomes the tribe's first female shaman -- despite the desert dwellers' grave fear of the foreign woman warrior. Alanna must fight to change the ancient tribal customs of the desert tribes -- for their sake and for the sake of all Tortall. Alanna's journey continues...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780689878589 (0689878583)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 284
Edition language: English
Series: Song of the Lioness (#3)
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Alissa
Alissa rated it
3.0 The Woman Who Rides Like a Man (Song of the Lioness #3)
More adventures in store for Alanna after the conclusion of the second book in the series. A new phase of her education and a new phase of her growth as a human being, a woman and a knight. The desert setting is nice, but Alanna-turned-teacher was a bit boring after a while. On to the last book. Hig...
Lunar Rainbows Reviews
Lunar Rainbows Reviews rated it
3.0 The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
Actual rating: 3.5 out of 5 StarsThe Woman Who Rides Like a Man is the third book in the Song of the Lioness quartet and finds our heroine Alanna as a young woman, newly knighted and finally off on her own adventures. As it often is with heroes - and knights - it isn't long before Alanna stumbles in...
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
This is clearly the book about Alanna accepting her magic. Watching Alanna learn who she is throughout the series is half the fun, because she struggles with accepting all the portions of herself and of who she wants to be quite a bit. She needs to learn to be more flexible as she grows up, and th...
Wandering through fiction
Wandering through fiction rated it
3.0 The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
Another good return to books I read when I was little
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