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Prentice Alvin

Prentice Alvin( )
Author: Card, Orson Scott
Series title:Tales of Alvin Maker Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4332-8353-6
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

In this third novel of the saga, young Alvin Maker returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for training as a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.

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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / Historical
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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