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The return of the king : being the third part of The lord of the rings
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1965]

Physical Description:
440 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
"As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard, and takes part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escape into Fangorn Forest and there encounter the Ents. Gandalf has miraculously returned and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam has left his master for dead after a battle with the giant spider, Shelob; but Frodo is still alive -- now in the foul hands of the Orcs. And all the while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing as the One Ring draws ever nearer to the Cracks of Doom, "
General Note:
Includes index.
Book Five: Minas Tirith -- The Passing of the Grey Company -- The Muster of Rohan -- The Siege of Gondor -- The Ride of the Rohirrim -- The Battle of the Pelennor Fields -- The Pyre of Denethor -- The Houses of Healing -- The Last Debate -- The Black Gate Opens ; Book Six: The Tower of Cirith Ungol -- The Land of Shadow -- Mount Doom -- The Field of Cormallen -- The Steward and the King -- Many Partings -- Homeward Bound -- The Scouring of the Shire -- The Grey Havens.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.2 22.0 5286.
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