The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time

Wheel of Time

Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson

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Since the debut of Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling series in 1990, The Wheel of Time has transported readers to a world so strikingly real, so rich in detail and complexity, it seems to rise from memory rather than a printed page. This essential companion to The Wheel of Time is for the millions interested in the history and the background of this incredible series-never-before-told legends, previously unknown peoples and lands, exotic beasts, and portents of what may come to pass.

With more than seventy new full-color paintings that include stunning new world maps, portraits of the central characters, landscapes, objects of Power, and national flags, this comprehensive guide is indispensable to any Robert Jordan fan

 

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"Robert Jordan has elaborated a fantasy world whose complexity and drama rivals Tolkien's... Rife with full-color paintings and maps. the large-format book covers the history, characters, flora, fauna, landscapes and objects of Jordan's fantasy world, and gives hints of upcoming events." --Publishers Weekly

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Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson

Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time®, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

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The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time
Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
November 2001
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312869366
ISBN10: 0312869363
8 1/2 x 10 9/16 inches, 304 pages, Includes full color illustrations throughout
$25.99

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Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
November 1998
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312862190
ISBN10: 0312862199
8 11/16 x 11 1/4 inches, 304 pages
$49.99
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