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Speaker for the Dead

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Author: Card, Orson Scott
Series title:The Ender Quintet Ser.
ISBN:978-0-312-85325-9
Publication Date:Aug 1992
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Tor Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.

Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening...again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery...and the truth.

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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Fiction / Science Fiction / Hard Science Fiction
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.64 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 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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