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Speaker for the Dead - Orson Scott Card

Speaker for the Dead

Paperback

Published: 15th August 1994
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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.
Nobody had ever won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards two years in a row, until Orson Scott Card received them for" Ender's Game" and its sequel, "Speaker for the Dead," in 1986 and 1987. Card's many SF novels have been translated into several languages.
Winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards
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--and again, humans must die. And only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, has the courage to confront the mystery. And the truth.
This is the equally compelling sequel to Card's masterful "Ender's Game."
"A great read."--"UPI Reviews"
"Less brash than "Ender's Game," "Speaker for the Dead "may be a much better book. Don't miss it."--"Analog"
"Told with compassion and keen insight, this powerful sequel is] highly recommended."--"Library Journal"
"The most powerful work Card has produced. "Speaker "not only completes "Ender's Game," it transcends it."--"Fantasy Review"

"A great read!"--"UPI Reviews""Less brash than "Ender's Game", "Speaker for the Dead "may be a much better book. Don't miss it!--Analog"Told with compassion and keen insight, this powerful sequel to" Ender's Game "is highly recommended."--"Library Journal"

ISBN: 9780812550757
ISBN-10: 0812550757
Series: Ender Wiggin Saga
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 382
Published: 15th August 1994
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 10.2  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.2

Orson Scott Card



Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead, which are widely read by adults and younger readers, and are increasingly used in schools.

Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy (Magic Street, Enchantment, Lost Boys), biblical novels (Stone Tables, Rachel and Leah), the American frontier fantasy series The Tales of Alvin Maker (beginning with Seventh Son), poetry (An Open Book), and many plays and scripts.

Card was born in Washington and grew up in California, Arizona, and Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Brazil in the early 1970s. Besides his writing, he teaches occasional classes and workshops and directs plays. He recently began a longterm position as a professor of writing and literature at Southern Virginia University.

Card currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Kristine Allen Card, and their youngest child, Zina Margaret.

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