The Hobbit

Or There And Back Again

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, 300 pages, Mariner Books, List Price: $13.95 | purchase

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The Hobbit
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Or There And Back Again
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J.R.R. Tolkien

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Paperback, 304 pages, Ballantine Books, $5.99, published January 1 1992 | purchase

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The Hobbit
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Or There And Back Again
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J.R.R. Tolkien

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Hardcover, 300 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, published September 21 2007 | purchase

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The Hobbit
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Or There And Back Again
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Book Summary

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Awards and Recognition

6 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List