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Ender's Game

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Author: Card, Orson Scott
Series title:The Ender Quintet Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-93208-4
Publication Date:Aug 1991
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Tor Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut--young...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / Hard Science Fiction
Fiction / Family Life / Siblings
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.34 x 9.53 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:0.946 Pounds
Author Biography
Card, Orson Scott (Author)
Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974).

A Mormon, Scott served a two-year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990).

His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.

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